Mission: To provide a forum for combining the expertise and resources of its member agencies to advance reliable, high-quality water supplies for the state's current and future urban water needs in a cost-effective manner for the public, the environment and the economy.
Programs: Urban water resources planning: engage in state water planning efforts to help ensure that the urban water perspective is represented. Advance the state of the knowledge of progressive water management and promote application of strategies that will meet urban water needs in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner, while planning for an uncertain future. Develop technical and policy information and recommendations to reflect the cuwa board's priorities regarding water conservation and drought response.
water reuse: engage in technical and policy water reuse issues, including working with watereuse california and other water/wastewater associations to track implications of proposed reuse legislation and provide comments and to develop recommendations for a potable reuse operator training and certification program.
water quality: engage in central valley salinity alternatives for long-term sustainability (cv-salts) to provide drinking water perspective to their process. Track and monitor water quality in the delta and work on related topics and statewide initiatives that could affect source-water quality.