The East County Advanced Water Purification Joint Powers Authority (JPA) was established in November 2019 pursuant to the Joint Exercise of Powers Act, Government Code section 6500 et seq., and a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement. The purposes of the Agreement were to create and provide for the administration of the JPA, a public agency with the authority to: 1) plan for, design, construct, own, lease, operate, maintain, repair and replace the East County AWP Project; 2) receive, convey, treat and dispose of wastewater; (3) produce and deliver Product Water and Title 22 Water; and 4) perform services or assume obligations of the Member Agencies and non-Member Agencies specifically related to the East County AWP Project and approved by the Board of Directors as set forth in the JPA Agreement.
JPA Policies and Procedures
At the February 20, 2020 meeting, the East County AWP JPA Board adopted Ordinances establishing policies and procedures for its operations. These policies and procedures are reviewed and amended from time to time to comply with state and federal regulations and ensure best business practices. Click here to view the JPA’s current Policies and Procedures Manual (PDF).