Purpose and Objectives
Mountain Counties is a nonprofit tax-exempt corporation [501(c)(6)], organized and existing solely for nonprofit purposes.
The primary purposes of the Association are:
- to provide education and legislative advocacy to and on behalf of water agencies in the Sierra Nevada foothills upstream of the Sacramento and Joaquin Valleys to protect and enhance the water resources of the Mountain Counties of the State of California now and in the future, and
- to do any and all lawful activities which may be necessary, useful or desirable for the furtherance, accomplishment, fostering or attainment of the foregoing purpose, either directly or indirectly, and either alone or in conjunction or cooperation with others, whether such others be persons or organizations of any kind or nature, such as corporations, firms, associations, trusts, institutions, foundations or governmental bureaus, departments or agencies (ARTICLE III – Bylaws)
It is a goal of the MCWRA to (a) strengthen and assist our members with their jurisdictional responsibilities, (b) study and promote the newest methods of reclamation and wastewater treatments, and hydroelectric generation, (c) to be active in sharing information, issue awareness, education and potential legislative action or legal support.