CMUA COVID-19 Resource Center

CMUA Resources

CMUA Members Suspending Utility Shutoffs

Publicly owned electric utilities (POUs) and water agencies across California are suspending shutoffs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This is a confirmed list of CMUA members that have changed their policy and are suspending water and/or electric shutoffs.

Your Water Is Safe. What You Need to Know About Drinking Water and COVID-19 (Briefing Paper: March 2020)

There are many questions and concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19. But one thing you and your loved ones should have confidence in is the safety and security of your tap water.


State Resources

Governor's Executive Order Suspending Water Shutoffs and Requiring Reconnection of Residences Shut Off as of March 4 (April 2, 2020)

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
California Department of Public Health

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order

Order of the State Public Health Officer (Stay Home Except for Essential Needs)

Stay Home Except for Essential Needs FAQs

California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to Support State’s COVID-19 Emergency Response

COVID-19 Resources for Cities
League of California Cities

Coronavirus – COVID-19 Information and Announcements
California Public Utilities Commission

Message from Chair Hochschild on the CEC’s Response to COVID-19

Utility Consumer Protections During California COVID-19 Outbreak
California Public Utilities Commission

How the California Department of Water Resources is Continuing Critical Operations Through Ongoing Public Health Emergency

Federal Resources

Data Dashboard: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases --
Johns Hopkins CSSE

CDC Website on Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Families First and Coronavirus Response Act
U.S. Congress

Presidential Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
The White House

President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America – 15 Days to Slow the Spread
The White House

U.S. Department of Energy Coronavirus Hub

U.S. Department of Energy and Homeland Security on Classification of Critical Utility Workers

Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers during COVID-19 Response
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Guidance Fact Sheet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures

Guidance Fact Sheet: Public Assistance: Non-Congregate Sheltering Delegation of Authority

Industry Guidance to Ensure Grid Reliability Amid Potential Coronavirus Impacts

Industry Resources

American Public Power Association Information about COVID-19

Electric Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) Messages and Guide

Electric Subsector Coordinating Council Pandemic Mutual Assistance Checklist

COVID-19: Drinking Water FAQs
Association of Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)

COVID-19 Guidance for Wastewater Workers
Treatment Plant Operator

Other Resources

Infection Trajectory: See Which Countries are Flattening Their COVID-19 Curve
Visual Capitalist