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Peer-to-Peer 2016

Tools and Training for Water Conservation Professionals

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Peer-to-Peer 2016Registration is now open for Peer-to-Peer 2016.  Visit the Council Store to register today.

Peer-to-Peer 2016 is the Council’s dynamic, interactive gathering for water conservation and efficiency professionals like yourself. There, you can share with colleagues from other utilities the on-the-job challenges you face. Learn with, and from, your peers about solutions that work.  We have developed a program with useful sessions for all levels of experience.

For more information, see the Peer-to-Peer event page.

Wiki Content Specialist - Contractor Wanted

Thursday, April 07, 2016

The California Urban Water Conservation Council, now in its 25th year, has a number of research articles to be uploaded to our new research portal.  To complete this project the Council is seeking to contract with a wiki content specialist for a temporary project.  The primary task will be to upload and format the research into the new wiki environment.  We are looking for a contractor who has attention to detail, experience writing and formatting papers, and possesses the ability to quickly learn simple web development or programming skills.  Some basic training will be provided, with the expectation that existing online resources can be used as a reference and learning tool. For more information, please see the project details.

Council Job Opportunity

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Council Job Opportunity

The California Urban Water Conservation Council is recruiting a
Database Administrator.
  • Want to use your database and programming skills to promote the public good.
  • Are excited about working on bold-new data initiatives.
  • Can’t stand the idea of working for a huge bureaucracy.
  • Cringe at the thought of working in a cubicle.
  • Want to work with genuinely friendly and supportive colleagues.
  • Enjoy some flexibility in your work hours and locations.
  • Deserve a job with benefits.
We:       Are a 25-year old, Sacramento-based nonprofit with a statewide membership. Our members include water supply utilities, environmental advocacy organizations, state agencies and water industry businesses and professionals. We provide technical expertise and facilitation support for interest-based, consensus-seeking public policy collaboratives that promote increased urban water efficiency and other environmental and economic benefits.

If you are interested in working with us, follow the link below for complete information on qualifications and other requirements.
Database Manager Job Description

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to by close of business Friday, April 1, 2016.

This position will start at 30 hours a week. There is a substantial chance that the work will increase to 40 hours a week. At 30 hours a week, the salary range for this position is $51,000 - $54,000, depending upon qualifications. (At 40 hours a week, the salary range would be $68,000 - $72,000.) We offer a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance; a 401(k) plan with an employer contribution; and paid vacation and holidays. We work in a comfortable, supportive professional environment.

For more information on the Council, please visit
Please forward this announcement to any one who might be a good fit for the open position.

Job Posting

East Bay Municipal Utility District

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The East Bay Municipal Utility District is hiring a Supervisor of Water Conservation. Click to see the full job description or visit their website.

State Policies to Track and Reduce Leakage from Public Water Systems

Monday, February 22, 2016

Every water system leaks. Altogether, billions of gallons of water are lost every day from U.S. drinking water systems. As states and communities contend with the twin challenges of an aging water infrastructure and a changing climate, leaky water systems threaten the quality and reliability of our drinking water.

Some states are leading the way by requiring best practices for estimating, locating, and reducing leaks. Yet many states and cities are not acting and remain woefully uninformed about the true volume of water losses beneath their streets. Click here to read more and view the interactive map.

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