|Bob Sprowls||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Eva Tang||Senior Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer|
|Durgesh Chopra||Evercore ISI|
|Richard Verdi||Coker & Palmer|
|Jonathan Reeder||Wells Fargo|
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the American States Water Company Conference Call Discussing the Company’s First Quarter 2019 Results. The call is being recorded.
If you would like to listen to the replay of this call, it will begin this afternoon at approximately 5 PM Eastern Time and run through Tuesday, May 14, 2019 on the Company’s website, www.aswater.com. The slides that the Company will be referring to are also available on the website.