Here are links to other agencies' websites that may be of interest to you:
- American Water Works Association (AWWA): Established in 1881, AWWA is the largest nonprofit, scientific, and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy, and enhance quality of life.
- Bay Area Consortium for Water and Wastewater Education (BACWEE): BACWEE was launched in 2007 to connect local water and wastewater employers to a pool of interested students; the next generation of water and wastewater professionals in our area.
- Baywise.org: This website is a collaboration between the Bay Area Clean Water Agencies' (BACWA) pollution prevention group, known as the Bay Area Pollution Prevention Group (BAPPG), and the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association (BASMAA). They have come together to educate Bay Area residents and businesses about simple, cost-effective ways to protect San Francisco Bay by preventing pollution at the source.
- BAYWORK: BAYWORK is a consortium of Bay Area water and wastewater utilities working together to ensure that we will have the reliable workforce needed to serve customers and protect the environment. BAYWORK activities, programs, and events are open to employees of all Bay Area water and wastewater utilities.
- Contra Costa County: A county in the state of California, Contra Costa has a population of over one million people and covers a total area of 804 square miles. The county seat is Martinez.
- City of Antioch: A city within Contra Costa County which is located in the East Bay region and within the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta. The 2010 census reported a population of 102,372 residents.
- City of Pittsburg: A city within Contra Costa County which is located on the southern short of the Suisun Bay in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The 2010 census reported a population of 63,264 residents.
- California Water Environment Association (CWEA): Founded in 1927, CWEA is a not-for-profit public benefit association of 9,300-plus water quality professionals who work for public agencies and collection systems, engineering firms, and equipment and service suppliers. CWEA members are responsible for cleaning California's water and returning it safely to the environment. CWEA educates and certifies water quality professionals, disseminates technical information, and promotes sound policies to benefit society through protection and enhancement of our water environment. CWEA offers services at the state level, as well as locally, through 17 geographical Local Sections. CWEA is a proud state member association of the Water Environment Federation, which provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals.
- California Water Environment Association (CWEA) - San Francisco Bay Section (SFBS): Comprises more than 1,400 professionals from all disciplines related to wastewater collection, treatment, reuse, and disposal. SFBS members work for public agencies that operate and regulate wastewater system, as well as industry, academia, environmental groups, engineering consultants, and equipment operators. The SFBS is a forum for wastewater-industry people to share information, experiences, and opinions. The section also endeavors to improve the public’s knowledge and understanding of water pollution control. SFBS was founded in 1947. Within CWEA, the water facilities associated with the SFBS are those in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, the City and County of San Francisco, and San Mateo County, north of an east-west line extending from Alameda County’s southern boundary.
- California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA): For over 60 years, CASA has been the leading voice for public wastewater agencies on regulatory, legislative, and legal issues. They are an association of local agencies engaged in advancing the recycling of wastewater into usable water, generation of renewable energy, and other valuable resources. Through these efforts, we help create a clean and sustainable environment for Californians.
- Earth911.com: Earth911 has created a community that helps consumers find their own shade of green, match their values to their purchase behaviors, adopt environmentally sound practices, and drive impactful environmental changes. They deliver a mix of targeted content and eco-conscious products that influence positive environmental actions so that you can live a happier, healthier, sustainable lifestyle; one that protects this wonderful planet we call home.
- National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA): NACWA was established in 1970 by a group of individuals representing 22 large municipal sewerage agencies. They came together to secure federal funding for municipal wastewater treatment and discuss emerging national interest in improving the quality of the nation's waters, based upon the shared goal of effectively representing the interests and priorities of publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs).
- Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program: Regional Occupational Programs (ROP) provides engaging learning opportunities for high school students eager to acquire career training and technical skills essential for business and industry employment. ROP now reaches middle school levels, which creates a seamless transistion from secondary to post-secondary.
- Water Environment Federation (WEF): WEF is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water-sector innovation.
- WateReuse Association California: The WateReuse Association is a not-for-profit trade association for water utilities, businesses, industrial and commercial enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and associations. Members represent more than 100 communities and 50 million utility customers around the country. The mission of the WateReuse Association is to educate policymakers and the public about the benefits of water reuse and to advocate for laws, policy, and funding to increase water reuse.
- Bay Point Municipal Advisory Council:
The Bay Point Municipal Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and the County Planning Agency. The Council consists of seven (7) members who are residents of Bay Point, selected and appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The Council advises the Board on services which are or may be provided to the Bay Point community by the County or other local government agencies. Such services include, but are not limited to, public health, safety, welfare, public works, and planning.