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Use the COVID-19 Crisis to Fix the Water Crisis

May 21, 2020

Seth M. Siegel, author of Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink, makes the case in The Hill that the coronavirus crisis "presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to significantly improve our drinking water."

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Images from the Front Lines: San Gabriel Valley Water Company

May 13, 2020

San Gabriel Valley Water Company Meter Reader Doris Han is safely reading meters in Hacienda Heights.

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CWA Joins Coalition to Urge Federal Funding for Critical Water Needs

May 12, 2020

The California Water Association today joined a broad coalition of conservation, environmental, environmental justice and water organizations urging federal funding for critical water needs in the next congressional response to COVID-19.

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Stories from the Front Lines: California American Water

May 9, 2020

Teams led by California American Water’s Operations Supervisor Kevin Flint have been repairing multiple leaks and damaged mains in their newly-acquired Fruitridge Vista system.

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Stories from the Front Lines: San Jose Water

May 9, 2020

California’s regulated water utilities are on the job, working during the emergency to keep the water flowing. Here are a few stories from the front lines from San Jose Water.

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Stories from the Front Lines: Liberty Utilities

May 9, 2020

Liberty Utilities’ Jonathan Garcia provides a behind-the-scene look at his work during the emergency and delivers a personal message to his fellow essential workers.

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Stories from the Front Lines: California Water Service

May 8, 2020

Amid one emergency, California Water Service crews are preparing for the next. You can find a video of the Cal Water Chico District team demonstrating how they raise a hydrant, an important step in in providing firefighters with a reliable water source.

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CWA COVID-19 Resource Center

Apr 3, 2020

The California Water Association (CWA) has created a Resource Center as a central location for learning about the response by California’s regulated water utilities to the COVID-19 emergency, as well as other guidance and orders provided to CWA members.

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COVID-19: Summary of Response by CWA Members

Apr 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world in unprecedented ways, CWA members are taking action to protect the health and safety of their employees as they carry out their critical role in delivering safe, life-sustaining water service.

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Largest Regulated Water Utilities Halt Water Shutoffs During Coronavirus Crisis

Mar 16, 2020

California’s largest regulated water utilities will not shut off service to residential customers who are unable to pay their bills because of the coronavirus health crisis.

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