Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 8, 2007

                          AMERICAN STATES WATER COMPANY
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

            California                001-14431              95-4676679
 (State or other jurisdiction of     (Commission          (I.R.S. Employer
  incorporation or organization)     File Number)        Identification No.)

       630 East Foothill Blvd.
        San Dimas, California                                  91773
   (Address of principal executive                           (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (909) 394-3600


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                         Section 2-Financial Information

Item 2.02.     Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On November 8, 2007 American States Water Company released earnings for the
three and nine months ended September 30, 2007. A copy of the Company's press
release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

This Form 8-K and the attached exhibits are furnished to, but not filed with,
the Securities and Exchange Commission.


                   Section 9-Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits

The following exhibit is furnished hereunder:

Exhibit 99.1   Press Release dated November 8, 2007



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                           AMERICAN STATES WATER COMPANY

Date: November 8, 2007                         /s/ Robert J. Sprowls
                                                 Robert J. Sprowls
                                    Sr. Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
                                          Treasurer and Corporate Secretary


                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.      Description
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99.1             Press Release dated November 8, 2007