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

   December 19 Webinar:

   January 22 Webinar:

   February 26 Webinar:

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).