Water Loss TAP

Water Loss Technical Assistance Program (Water Loss TAP) 

Options for obtaining water loss audit validations are as follows:

Per California's Validated Water Loss Audit Reporting Regulations:

California Water Code Section 10608.34 requires urban retail water suppliers to conduct and submit validated water loss audit reports to the Department of Water Resources on October 1, annually.
California Water Code Section 10631 requires all urban water suppliers to submit water loss audits with their Urban Water Management Plans every five years to DWR.
Department of Water Resources water loss program page, Water Loss Audit Reports, Regulations and Submission page.

§ 638.4. Technical Qualifications for a Water Audit Validator.
(1) A contractor working in the CA-NV AWWA Water Loss Technical Assistance Program (“Water Loss TAP”) performing water loss audit training and conducting audit validations,
                     Water Systems Optimization (WSO)
(2) An individual who can demonstrate having conducted water loss audits in accordance with the method specified in Section 638.2, and having conducted a minimum of 10 Level 1 audit validations in accordance with the Water Research Foundation Level 1 Water Audit Validation: Guidance Manual 4639A (Water Audit Validation)
                    Consulting Firms which may have these individuals:
                              Arcadis USA
                              CH2M (Now Jacobs)
                              Kunkel Water Efficiency Consulting
                              ME Simpson
(3) An individual certified by the CA-NV AWWA as a water audit validator
                    Click HERE  to download the complete list of certified individuals.

For more information, please contact William Penn, Director of Educational Programs at 909.291.2116 or wpenn@ca-nv-awwa.org.

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The California Water Loss Control Technical Assistance Program (Water Loss TAP) was funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the State Water Resources Control Board, through the State Revolving Fund set-aside for technical assistance.  We are grateful to the EPA and Water Board for their support.  The Water Loss TAP was implemented by the California-Nevada Section AWWA, with support from the WSO/Cavanaugh Program Management Team.