Membership & Benefits

Member-driven innovation for water’s biggest chalenges

Our members create a trusted space to inspire, inform, and innovate around pressing water management challenges. As a nonprofit governed by our members, we leverage their collective strength to promote sustainable practices and empower resilient communities.

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Dues & Benefits

Memberships designed for the unique needs of retail and wholesale water suppliers

Members pay a fixed annual fee that supports community networking and education as well as the creation and maintenance of software, tools, data analysis and research. Members have 100% control over the data they provide. Data is secure and never shared without written permission.
Water Retailer Membership
At California Data Collaborative, agencies select the membership tier that works for them. Dip your toes in for free with our community membership to learn what we are all about and network with peers. When you are ready, our Core tier grants unlimited access to our events, committees, resources, and analytics software support. Our Analytics and AMI tiers bring premium software and advanced analytics.
Membership Dues
TOTAL SERVICE CONNECTIONS
MEMBERSHIP TIER
Less than 15k
15k-40k
40k–100K
100K–150k
More than 150k
Community Membership
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Core Membership
$5,000
$8,000
$12,000
$16,000
$20,000
Analytics Membership
$7,500
$11,000
$25,000
$35,000
$49,500
AMI Membership
$16,500
$27,000
$40,000
$55,000
$70,000
Benefits
MEMBERSHIP TIER
BENEFITS
& FEATURES
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Community Membership
Core Membership
Analytics Membership
AMI Membership
Free Analytics Software
Community News
Free Analytics Software Support
Seat on Steering Committee
Join Committees
& Action Teams
Unlimited Webinars
& Workshops
Research Analysis
& Insights
Premium Analytics Software
Premium Analytics Software Support
Data Science Support Service
AMI Data Platform
& Cloud Storage
Library of AMI Queries
& Automated Reports
Customized AMI Reports
Water Wholesalers and Regional Agency Membership
A wholesale water supplier membership offers access to data science support services, a seat on the steering committee, participation in action teams, and complimentary registration for workshops, webinars, and our annual data summit.
Membership Dues
TOTAL POPULATION
MEMBERSHIP TIER
Less than
1M
1–3M
More than 1M
Core Analytics Membership
$11,000
$16,500
$22,000
Benefits
MEMBERSHIP TIER
BENEFITS
& FEATURES
Core Analytics Membership
Seat on Steering Committee
Join Committees& Action Teams
Unlimited Webinars
& Workshops
Research Analysis & Insights
Data Science Support Service
Our Members

We are committed to serving the best interests of our water agency members

Testimonials

Learn how our community is transforming the way they work with data

“Working with the CaDC allowed us to explore our curiosity about data applications and develop the tools we needed to collect, analyze, and apply our data into water-saving solutions.”
Melissa matlock
Western Municipal Water District
“Imagine if you had your team looking at your systems and you were able to multiply that team by ten to solve your utility problems… That’s the kind of thing you get from the CaDC. ”
Deven upadhyay
Metropolitan Water District of southern california
“By tapping into the CaDC community, we were able to learn how to use data to inform and drive our programs. It's a great place to exchange ideas.”
JENNA SHIMMIN
Eastern Municipal WATER DISTRICT
“Organizations like the CaDC are creating the space to have discussions, learn, and think differently about the sector and to get inspired. It’s cutting edge, innovative, and exciting.”
E. Joaquin Esquivel
State water resources control board
“Data without people... It’s just numbers. That’s what I love about the CaDC: we highlight the people, we highlight their stories, and that’s what makes technology and data meaningful for us.”
Joone kim-lopez
Moulton Niguel water district
“After working with the CaDC to analyze the state's data for the upcoming water budgets, I am confident that we were able to minimize any budget errors that would penalize the City.”
JOHN BROOKS
CITY OF THOUSAND OAKS
Our Committees & Action Teams

Members turn ideas into reality by getting involved in our committees and action teams

Steering Committee
At CaDC, the Steering Committee serves as the central hub for active involvement, providing oversight and guiding organizational direction through collaborative decision-making. Members are encouraged to engage in discussions and consensus-building, with participation open to staff members from all CaDC member agencies.
Regional Data Solutions Action Team
The Regional Data Solutions Action Team provides guidance, tools and resources to support wholesalers and their retail members with data collection, sharing, and analysis.
Resiliency and Water Efficiency Action Team
The Resiliency and Water Efficiency Action Team prioritizes enhancements to the CaDC data platform, conducts special projects, and guides research aimed at assisting members in meeting their water reliability goals.
Workforce Development Action Team
The Workforce Development Action Team specializes in offering expert guidance on tools, resources, and training aimed at fostering the growth of data-driven policies and decisions across the water sector.

Case Studies

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