Section Updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Thank you for your patience as the Section has sought to provide answers to your questions regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Section activities. Please see updates below relating to special events, classes and certification. As resources and more become available, information will continue to be posted to  to this site (

The following 2020 events have been moved to virtual platforms. Please follow the links below for more details:


CA-NV AWWA has transitioned some in-person classes to webinars. A limited amount of classes have returned as in-person classes following current COVID-19 guidelines.
See a complete list of in-person classes and webinars.


Please contact Steven Garner ( with any questions. Bear in mind that these are especially busy times, so your understanding of any possible response delays is appreciated. 


On-Demand AWWA Free COVID-19 Webinars for Water Professionals

AWWA COVID-19 Resource Page

CA Water Boards - COVID-19 Information for Public Water Systems & Affected Communities

WRF Webcast: Impact of Prolonged Shutdown on Buildings from a Water Quality Perspective (5.26.20)

Restoring Water to Medical, Residential, and Commercial Buildings, Shutdowns, Unsafe Water (5.26.20)

IAPMO Free COVID-19 Webinar Series (5.26.20)

CDC Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Operation (5.26.20)

EPA Guidance for Disinfecting, Cleaning and Addressing Water Quality Challenges Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) (5.26.20)

NIST Identifies Critical Needs for Improved Plumbing (5.26.20)

COVID-19 Bilingual Fact Sheet - CA Water Boards (5.7.20)

CalWEP - Tips & Tricks to Working Remotely (4.9.20)

EPA Releases Water Utility Template: COVID-19 Pandemic - a template that state, localities and water utilities can use to provide documentation to workers that are considered essential. (4.6.20)

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Protecting Homes, Small Businesses from Water Shutoffs (4.2.20)

EPA: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (3.31.20)

EPA: Incident Action Checklist - Pandemic Incidents (3.31.20)

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (3.28.20)

COVID-19 Implications for EPA's Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program (3.26.20)

CA Drinking Water Fact Sheet (3.25.20)

COVID-19 SWRCB Guidance  (3.25.20)

Major Disaster Declaration: California Covid-19 Pandemic (DR-4482) (3.22.20)

Executive Order N-25-30 (3.12.20)

Press Release: CA-NV AWWA Cancels SC2020 (3.12.20)

Disneyland® Resort Operations in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates – CA Department of Public Health

CDC Updates

WHO Updates