Assembly Bill 54 of 2011
Mutual Water Companies

This bill became law on January 1, 2012.


Here is some background information courtesy of the LAFCO in Orange County:

Here are materials presented in staff status report to Santa Cruz LAFCO on November 7, 2012:
---Staff Memo
---List of Mutuals
---Letter from LAFCO Executive Officer to Mutuals
---Text of Assembly Bill 54

Here is the list of mutuals that have filed their service area maps with LAFCO as of December 31, 2012:
---List as of December 31, 2012

Sources for training

Rural Community Assistance Corporation free training

California Association of Mutual Water Companies

California Rural Water Association

Law firm based in Santa Barbara


Sample map of Trout Gulch Mutual Water Company

For tech-savy people, Santa Cruz County GIS mapping system base maps are available to download at:

(click on “File Download Site” in the lower left).

Last updated June 17, 2014.