CGA Standards are up for Review at Comment!

The CGA Standards Committee has drafted two new standards as listed below. Comments on these standards will be accepted through May 19, 2018, and can be submitted to Elizabeth Cardwell in the CGA office via email at

If you have any questions, please direct them to the CGA office at 916-231- 2134. 

Cement Head Seal Standard
Tube and Shaft Standard
Click Here for a full list of CGA Standards

2018 Legislative Days in Conjunction with PQWA

May 22-23, 2018
Hyatt Regency Sacramento

This year CGA is teaming up with the Pacific Water Quality Association to amplify our voice in furthering our vision in protecting and providing groundwater for all of California! Please join us as we meet with legislators and impress upon them the importance of our industry in the future of California. 

This event is complimentary, but please let us know if you will be joining us here by submitting your RSVP online


How will SB1 effect you?

Recent legislation may have an adverse effect on how you do business! To make our voice louder, please take a our 5-minute survey at the link below to provide confidential data that will strength our voice at the Capitol!

Click here to complete our survey!


Annual Convention and Trade Show

October 25-27, 2018 in Reno, NV

The CGA convention provides a forum for leaders in the groundwater industry to present their expertise at informative seminars and product spotlight demonstrations. The convention also features a trade show floor showcasing the latest in groundwater products and services. Attendees will enjoy a wide range of social events to promote comradery and facilitate networking opportunities.

About CGA

The California Groundwater Association (CGA) is a non-profit organization representing all segments of the groundwater industry in California. Our members include water well drilling and pump contractors, hydrogeologists, engineers, hydrologists, manufacturers and suppliers, government employees and others working in the groundwater field. CGA was founded in 1948 and was known as the Associated Drilling Contractors (ADC) until 1986 when the name was changed to emphasize the organization's involvement with all aspects of the groundwater field.

Our Mission:
Caring for California’s groundwater resources
Giving high quality service to members and the public
Acting in the best interest of the groundwater industry

An affiliate of the National Ground Water Association (NGWA)

CGA Scholarships more

New, higher value scholarships are now available to deserving folks who support our great industry. Applications are accepted Feb 1-Mar 15 each year

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Groundwater Reflections

Four times a year, CGA publishes its online association magazine. In it you will find summaries of Board of Directors' meetings, messages from the President and Executive Director, legislative updates, and other news from your association.

Read the latest Reflections here