CMUA is the voice of California’s publicly owned electric utilities and water agencies.

Formed in 1933, CMUA has represented the interests of community-owned utilities for more than 85 years. As of 2022, CMUA represents 75 water, electric, and gas & oil member agencies statewide. Collectively, 54 members provide water service and 46 members provide electric service.

Current members: Interested in becoming a member of CMUA? Contact Christine Chapman via email at or phone (916) 326-5804.  You can also download one of our membership applications here.