SAN DIMAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On July 27, 2021, the Board of Directors of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) approved an increase in the company’s third quarter cash dividend from $0.335 per share to $0.365 per share on the common shares of the company. The annualized dividend rate after this increase is $1.46 per share, which represents a 9% increase from the current annualized dividend rate of $1.34 per share. This action marks the 341st consecutive dividend payment by the company