Emergency Response and Restoration Support

CUEA Provides 24/7 Emergency Assistance to members, ensuring rapid access to both resources and Government Agencies during Emergencies.

Mutual Assistance

Members take part in both Statewide and interstate Mutual Assistance Agreements with Washington, Oregon, Nevada and other Border States.

Planning, Training and Exercising

CUEA sponsors Emergency Management, Health and Safety, Homeland Security, FEMA and Utility Sector Specific Training.


Members receive legislative alerts on Utility affected issues, FBI/FOUO alerts, National Weather Service Warnings, Homeland Security Alerts, Cal OES activations, Earthquake and Tsunami warnings, Medical alerts, access to exclusive information on the CUEA website and quarterly newsletters.


CUEA is the only Utility Association with a Memorandum of Understanding with the California Office of Emergency Services.


CUEA serves as a point-of-contact for critical infrastructure utilities and the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and other Governmental Agencies before, during and after an event to:

  • Facilitate communications and cooperation between member utilities and public agencies; and with non-member utilities (where resources and priorities allow);
  • Provide emergency response support wherever practical for electric, petroleum pipeline, telecommunications, gas, water and wastewater utilities and;
  • Support utility emergency planning, mitigation, training, exercises and education.


Achieve an integrated partnership between utilities and Government Agencies in preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies or other potentially serious events. Promote and champion emergency planning in order to improve disaster response. Improve communications and cooperation among the member utilities and Government Agencies. Enhance value of organization and benefits to CUEA members.

Our Members

  • Alameda County Water District
  • Alameda Municipal Power
  • Alpine Natural Gas
  • Anaheim, City of
  • Anza Electric Cooperative
  • AT&T
  • Azusa Light and Water, City of
  • Banning Electric Utility
  • Beverlyhills, City of
  • Burbank Water and Power
  • CA American Water
  • CA Department of Water Resources
  • CA Independent System Operator
  • CA Water Service
  • Calaveras Telephone Company
  • Cal-Ore Telephone Company
  • Central Marin Sanitation
  • Charter Communications
  • Coachella Valley Water District
  • Coastside County Water District
  • Colton, City of
  • Comcast California
  • Compton Municipal Water District
  • Contra Costa Water District
  • Cox Communications
  • Desert Water Agency
  • Ducor Telephone Company
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • East Valley Water District
  • Encinitas, City of
  • Foothill Municipal Water District
  • Foresthill Telephone
  • Frontier Communications
  • Glendale, City of
  • Golden State Water Company
  • Goleta Water District
  • Healdsburg Electric, City of
  • Imperial Irrigation Districtt
  • Kerman Telephone
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners
  • Kinneloa Irrigation District
  • La Canada Irrigation District
  • Lassen Municipal Utility District
  • Lathrop Irrigation
  • Liberty Utilities
  • Liberty Utilities - Park Water Company
  • Lodi, City of
  • Lompoc, City of
  • Long Beach Gas & Oil Department
  • Long Beach Water Department
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Metropolitan Water District
  • Mid Peninsula Water District
  • Modesto Irrigation District
  • Moreno Valley, City of
  • Mountain View, City of
  • Muscoy Mutual Water
  • Northern California Power Agency
  • Novato Sanitary District
  • Orchard Dale Water District
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Pacific Power
  • Palmdale Water District
  • Palo Alto, City of
  • Pasadena, City of
  • Pittsburg Power Company dba Island Energy
  • Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Co-op
  • Ponderosa Telephone
  • Rancho Cucamonga, City of
  • Redding-Electric, City of
  • Riverside, City of
  • Roseville Electricity Dept
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Sacramento Suburban Water District
  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • San Jose Water
  • San Juan Water District
  • Santa Clara Valley Water District
  • Santa Clara, City of (electric)
  • Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
  • Searles Domes Water Co
  • Sempra Energy Utilities (SD Gas & Elect)
  • Sempra Energy Utilitites (Southern CA Gas)
  • Shasta Lake, City of
  • Sierra Telephone
  • Siskiyou Telephone Company
  • Sonoma County Water Agency
  • South San Joaquin Irrigation District
  • Southern CA Edison
  • Southwest Gas Corporation
  • Sprint Communications
  • Susanville, City of
  • TDS Telecom
  • T-Mobile US
  • Tri-Dam Project
  • Truckee Donner PUD
  • Turlock Irrigation District
  • Ukiah, City of
  • Vacaville, City of
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Vernon Public Utilities
  • Volcano Telephone Company
  • Walnut Valley Water Disrict
  • West County Wastewater District
  • Western Area Power Administration
  • Zone 7 Water Agency