Purchasing Overview

The Water Authority purchases a variety of goods and services. Based on the type of good or service being procured, the Water Authority determines which procurement method to use. Refer to the sections below for more information on the various procurement methods utilized by the Water Authority as well as the bid and proposal submittal process.

This overview also provides a representative sample of the types of goods and services that the Water Authority procures and a brief explanation of typical Water Authority payment terms.

For questions, contact the Purchasing team at vendors@sdcwa.org.

Procurement Methods

Bid and Proposal Submittal

What Do We Purchase?

Payment Terms

Purchasing Code of Ethics