Social Media Takeover for California Water Professionals Appreciation Week 2023

Members in the News, Women in Water

It’s that exciting time of the year once again when we pass the reins of our Instagram account to the member, the water experts as we celebrate California Water Professionals Appreciation Week. Make sure to hit that follow button and join us in experiencing a day in the world of these wastewater champions.


Lucia Diaz, Inland Empire Utilities Agency | October 9-10

Lucia Fuertez Diaz joined Inland Empire Utilities Agency in 2006 as a Construction Project Coordinator and, during her tenure, has worked in several departments ranging from Engineering, Finance, and Operations.

As a member of CWEA since 2018, Lucia obtained her Grade 4 Collection System Maintenance Certificate and was a 2019 Emerging Leader with CWEA.

She currently serves as the Manager of Facilities & Water System Programs within the Operations & Maintenance Division. Lucia holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics/finance from California State University, San Bernardino, and is a Certified Reliability Leader.


Jacelyn Renwick, City of Manteca | October 11-12

Jacelyn Renwick has worked for the City of Manteca WQCF laboratory going on 17 years and has been a CWEA member her entire professional career. Jacelyn started as a lab temp fresh out of college and worked her way up to the position she is in now, Laboratory Supervisor. Jacelyn is a Past President for her local CWEA Section and currently holds the Treasurer position. She attributes much of her leadership experience and success to her involvement with CWEA.