The Regional Water Cooperative of Pierce County Benefits everyone:

We work to find and implement solutions to water resource problems on behalf of our members and all water utility customers in Pierce County.


Communications/Social Committee

This Committee manages: Website, member applications and information, membership roster and information notebooks, printed outreach materials (folders, brochures, etc.) wages & benefits comparison, insurance, joint training/education, newsletter, social events, awards.

Chair:  Christie Butler

Vice-Chair:  Burt Clothier

Meeting days/Times: 4th Friday @ 8:15 a.m., Lakewood Water District.

Emergency Management Committee

This Committee manages:  Emergency management, emergency preparedness, and mutual aid. This committee maintains a database of materials, equipment, and personnel that may be available to aid other systems during an event or an emergency.


Chair:   Kristen Best

Equipment/Resource Sharing Committee

This Committee Manages:  Joint purchasing, leak detection equipment and contracts, hydro excavation contracts, sample stations, reservoir cleaning contact, engineering services, hydro geologic services, joint training, mutual aid.

Chair:  Chris Apple

Meeting days/times: 3rd or 4th Tuesday @ 10:00 a.m.;  Meetings held at Fruitland Mutual Water Co., Firgrove Mutual Water Co., or Mt. View Edgewood Water Co.

Executive Committee

This Committee manages: Employees, membership, budgets, dues policy, real property, committees, other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Chair:  Larry Jones

Legislative Committee

This Committee manages:  Legislative agenda, bill development and response, legislator education, lobbyist, coalition building, local, state and federal regulation evaluation/response.

Chair:  Jeff Johnson

Technical Committee

This Committee manages: Best management practices, policies, lease documents, regulations, compliance strategies, treatment analysis, emergency procedures.


Water Quality Committee

This Committee manages:  Water Quality and sampling, fluoride, regulation, compliance strategies, best management practices, technical staff.

Chair:  Craig Downs


Water utilities working together to serve
Pierce County residents.

We are a unique organization in the water industry, dedicated to helping each other and sharing best management practices. We are unique in that we are action-oriented. Other water organizations focus on providing information; we focus on taking action to benefit our customers and protect their interests.

Thank you for your continued interest in your Water Cooperative!


Regional Water Cooperative of Pierce County

PO Box 11359

Tacoma, WA  98411


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