Join the Wastewater Community

The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is the trusted organization that advocates for and empowers wastewater
professionals like you, so you can shape the future of California’s most critical resource.


We unite the wastewater industry.


Grow Your Career

CWEA is the go-to resource for professional growth: certifications, training, leadership opportunities, and cross-industry networking

Connections and Networking

Access to an inclusive, collaborative community of professionals that spans roles, career stages, and regions.

A Local Section Near You

Convenient and accessible opportunities to engage on a local level through meetings and training events with local sections.

Stay Up-to-Date With Industry Trends

CWEA is the go-to resource for industry news and innovation


We offer five membership types to help you build connections and find the services you need to advance your career.

No matter where you are in your career,
is here to help you build an amazing career.


Career Opportunities
Build your professional network with CWEA and tap into the latest career opportunities and promotions. Sign-up for email alerts from the CA Water Jobs site and you’ll get fresh job listings sent right to you regularly.
Organization Sync Program
Organization Sync Program
CWEA Organization Sync Program (OSP) is available to organizations/agencies who would like to have all their CWEA members have the same expiration date. This program is meant to help organizations streamline and simplify the CWEA membership renewal process.


Events Calendar
Events Calendar
Our local sections host over 500 events across California, plus CWEA hosts several major conferences every year. During the pandemic, we’ve switched to online learning and CWEA is providing weekly webinars across a broad range of topics. Members get great discounts at all CWEA events. Keep track of events on the CWEA calendar and watch for our monthly upcoming events email.