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BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO ADJUST ANNUAL REVENUE REQUIREMENT AND PREHEARING CONFERENCE On July 16, 2020, Great Basin Water Co. (“GBWC”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) an Application, designated as Docket No. 20-07017, for authority to adjust its annual revenue requirement for water and sewer service rates charged to all classes of customers in the Spring Creek Division (“SCD”) and for other relief properly related thereto. This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the above referenced filing. It is the responsibility of interested persons to review the filing and monitor the proceedings to determine their desired levels of involvement based on how this matter may affect their unique situations. The details provided within this Notice are for informational purposes only and are not meant to be an all-inclusive overview of the filing. The Commission may consider and adopt alternative proposals not contained within the filing, but which are related to the subject matter of the filing and supported by substantial evidence. GBWC filed the Application pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”), Chapters 703, and 704, including, but not limited to, NRS 704.100, 704.110, and 704.663, and NAC 703.2201 to 703.2481, and 704.63385. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 to 703.5282, inclusive, GBWC requests that certain material in the Application receive confidential treatment. GBWC states that the Application requests an increase in GBWC-SCD’s water division annual revenue requirement by $317,160 (approximately 7.4 percent), for a total revenue requirement of $4,577,644. The Application requests a change to the previously approved tiered rate structure that would reduce the tier 3 breakpoint for all residential customers from 1,000,000 gallons to 90,000 gallons as follows: Revenue Allocation Rate Classification Proposed Current Service Charge 40% 40.6% Tier 1 16% 16.5% Tier 2 39% 39.3% Tier 3 5% 3.6% The Application also requests an increase in the monthly fixed customer charge and volumetric rate for GBWC-SCD water customers as follows: Fixed Customer Charge - Water Service Meter Size 3/4” 1” 1.5” 2” 3” 4” 6” Current Rate Proposed Rate Percent Change $27.16 $28.74 5.8% $30.12 $31.87 5.8% $58.35 $61.74 5.8% $67.57 $71.50 5.8% $67.57 $71.50 5.8% $386.99 $409.49 5.8% $829.70 $877.95 5.8% Volumetric Rates - Water Service Tier 1 2 3 Current Rate $3.18 $4.18 $4.93 Proposed Rate $3.32 $4.55 $5.88 Percent Change 4.4% 8.9% 19.4% GBWC states that the Application requests an increase in GBWC-SCD’s sewer division annual revenue requirement by $13,680 (approximately 8.3 percent), for a total revenue requirement of $179,185. The Application requests modification in the monthly service charge for GBWC-SCD sewer customers as follows: Customer Charge - Sewer Service Class Commercial Residential Present Rate $203.29 $52.12 Proposed Rate $252.38 $55.41 %Change 24.2% 6.3% Interested and affected persons may file petitions for leave to intervene pursuant to NAC 703.578 through 703.600 at either of the Commission’s offices on or before WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020. A person who wishes to participate as a commenter may file written comments pursuant to NAC 703.491. A commenter is not a party of record and shall not take any action that only a party of record may take. Pursuant to NAC 703.500, only parties of record are entitled to enter an appearance, introduce relevant evidence, examine and cross-examine witnesses, make arguments, make and argue motions and generally participate in the proceeding. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to NAC 703.655, the Commission has scheduled a PREHEARING CONFERENCE to be held as follows: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 1:30 p.m. VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE Public Utilities Commission of Nevada 9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250 Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in compliance with the Governor’s Emergency Directive #006, the Commission’s offices are currently closed to the public. The Parties and potential intervenors will appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference remotely via Microsoft Teams. Members of the public can access the hearing at the time noticed herein via the Commission’s live stream link on its website at http://puc.nv.gov. Parties and petitioners seeking to intervene should provide the email addresses for each member of their organization who intends to participate via Microsoft Teams to Commission Administrative Attorney Georgina Zielinski at gzielinski@puc.nv.gov no later than August 24, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. The purpose of the prehearing conference is to formulate and simplify the issues involved in this proceeding and set a hearing and procedural schedule. At the prehearing conference, the Commission may take any action authorized by NAC 703.655. The Commission is not responsible for providing clerical or administrative assistance or materials to parties during Commission proceedings. If such assistance is necessary, parties must make other arrangements for this type of assistance. The Application is available for public viewing at the Commission’s website: http://puc.nv.gov. A person must request in writing to be placed on the service list for this proceeding in order to receive any further notices in this matter. By the Commission, Dated: 07/27/20 Carson City, Nevada (SEAL) TRISHA OSBORNE, Assistant Commission Secretary

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