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 90 years.  As of July 2023, CMUA represents 77 water, electric, and gas & oil member agencies statewide. Collectively, 61 members provide water service, 46 members provide electric service, and one (1) provides natural gas & oil.

Last update October 2, 2023

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.