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.
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.
This Committee manages: Employees, membership, budgets, dues policy, real property, committees, other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
Chair: Larry Jones
This Committee manages: Legislative agenda, bill development and response, legislator education, lobbyist, coalition building, local, state and federal regulation evaluation/response.
Chair: Jeff Johnson
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