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Work with the Water and Wastewater Industry

The San Diego region’s future depends on water, and the Water Authority and its 23 member agencies depend on the skill and dedication of their employees to provide a reliable water supply that supports the region’s economy and quality of life. With more than 1,000 water and wastewater jobs expected to open up across San Diego County in coming years, the industry offers many promising opportunities.

To maintain the critical water infrastructure and services, the Water Authority also solicits competitive proposals and bids for a variety of goods and services. Interested vendors can choose from a wide range of opportunities.

Water Authority Opportunities


Explore numerous career fields and job opportunities in the water and wastewater industry, and start an electronic application that streamlines the process.

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Contracting Opportunities

Review goods and services for which the Water Authority typically solicits competitive proposals and bids, view current and upcoming contracting opportunities, and join the Water Authority’s online vendor registration system.

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Purchasing Overview

Learn about the procurement methods used by the Water Authority for goods and services, along with information about the bid and proposal submittal process, and examples of the types of goods and services that the Water Authority purchases.

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Forms and Information

Review purchase order terms and conditions, samples of contracts, insurance forms and information about submitting bids.

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Small Business Resources

Explore the Water Authority’s Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program, which is designed to maximize small business participation on agency contracts and procurements.

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Innovation Program

The Water Authority embraces opportunities for innovation through its internal Innovation Program, input from entrepreneurs, and partnerships with regional, national and international organizations.