Yucaipa Water Company No. 1

54 Cal. 2d 823 (1960), 357 P.2d 295

The Court affirmed a Commission order concluding that Petitioner had dedicated its facilities to the public convenience and necessity and was thereby subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction.  Petitioner had asserted that it was operating as a mutual water corporation pursuant to Section 2701 et seq.  The company had, however, effectively offered service to anyone who would “lease” a share of the company.

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