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CGA Programs

The California Groundwater Association provides many helpful programs for its members in support of the groundwater industry. Click on any of interest to you below for more information.

CGA Standard Practices

Review clearly defined standard operating procedures, as practiced in the general groundwater industry; recommended by the CSLB as a study guide.

Member Services

CGA members receive business referrals and discounts on events. Members also receive newsletters and flyers with industry information; certificates and decals for public recognition; and access to membership rosters.

Insurance and Safety

Workers Compensation Insurance is available to members as well as health and property and liability Insurance programs. CGA also distributes drilling and pump safety video tapes and general safety information.


CGA works with legislators to protect California’s groundwater while opposing adverse, and poorly designed bills.


CGA offers scholarships to students in a field of study related to the groundwater industry as well as general fields of study.


CGA offers sponsorship opportunities for conferences, award celebrations and social outings.

Regulatory Affairs

CGA works closely with State and local agencies to develop workable guidelines to protect groundwater supplies and promote effective water policy.


Convention and chapter seminars are held on a variety of topics to keep members up-to-date on industry practices and procedures.

Continuing Education

CGA conducts NGWA certification exams and provides continuing education points through various educational programs.

Public Relations

Brochures, fact sheets, videos, displays, guest opinions and news articles promote awareness of groundwater. CGA is a cosponsor of the California Water Awareness Campaign.