Legislative Resources


CMUA Legislative Update Email Archive (Members Only)

When the Legislature is in session, CMUA sends weekly email updates to members of the Legislative Committee, Heads of Utilities and other association members. CMUA members can view the archive of recent Legislative Updates on this restricted webpage.

General Resources



2021 CMUA Legislative Session Report (member log-in required)


CMUA Issue Brief: Preserving Affordability & Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions — California POUs’ role in the Cap-and-Trade Program (August 2020)

COVID-19 Economic Recovery: Principles to Ensure a Safe and Sustainable Water Supply (May 2020)

COVID-19 Economic Recovery:  Principles to Guide the Role of Clean Energy (May 2020)

CMUA Letter to Governor on Personal Protection Equipment for POUs and Water Agency Essential Workforces (April 10, 2020)

Legislative & Regulatory Committees: 2020 Meeting Schedule

CMUA 2020 Water Priorities

CMUA 2020 Energy Priorities

CMUA 2020 Water-Energy Nexus Priorities



Legislative & Regulatory Committees: 2019 Meeting Schedule

CMUA Legislative/Regulatory Priorities for 2019

CMUA Legislative Directory by Membership (Updated April 2019)


Energy Resources

Meeting California's Climate Goals: The Role of Electricity and Publicly Owned Electric Utilities (March 2021)

CMUA Energy Policy Guidelines (Adopted July 9, 2018)


California POU Comments to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery (April 22, 2019)

CMUA Letter Supporting Randy Howard as Member of the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery (January 9, 2019)

Letter to Governor-Elect Newsom Introducing CMUA (Dec. 13, 2018)

Joint POU Letter on Appointments to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery (Nov. 29, 2018)

Water Resources

CMUA Water Policy Guidelines (Adopted February 2, 2016)