ACEC California Executive Director, Brad Diede, released the following statement in response to current events, “Design firms and public agencies alike are implementing plans to ensure the safety and health of their employees and the public at large to address the COVID-19 outbreak. With this in mind, it is important that there be no call to halt work on essential infrastructure. Continued safe operations are critical to the economy to keep people working, maintain contractual obligations and schedules, and jumpstart recovery efforts in the wake of this crisis, including any future efforts to expand hospital capacity.” Click here for more information. 








The American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) announced today that Biggs Cardosa Associates has been honored with their prestigious 2020 Golden State Award for its work on the Plaza Bridge at Marine Way, in Irvine, California. 


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View all the winners here. 




ACEC California's Policy Outreach Director, Jennifer Horne, was recently interviewed on Engineering Influence, ACEC National's podcast covering a wide variety of topics pertaining to the engineering industry. Jennifer spoke to the importance of QBS and the work she does in promoting its use. You can listen to her segment  here and check out her new QBS primers  here.



Jennifer Horne

Policy Outreach Director

American Council of Engineering Companies, California


State Water Board seeking our input

Our Water Resources Committee has been reviewing the State Water Resources Control Board's draft proposal for SB 555 regulations regarding Water Loss Control standards, which can be found  here by clicking on "Staff proposal" under Meeting #4.
I have spoken with the Lead Engineer for Water Loss Control at the Water Board, Kartiki Naik, and they are eager for specific, technical feedback from our members as soon as possible. If you or your firm works in this field, this is a great opportunity to help craft the regulations on the ground floor. Comments, questions, and suggestions should be sent as soon as possible to 




ACEC California's 2020 statute publications are now available for order. All eight of our statute publications have been updated with the latest laws and regulations affecting your organization.


You may order through our online store  at  or download our order form  and send it in by email or mail. Orders will be processed in the order they are received.


Members: In order to receive the member price of $14 per book, simply log-in as a member of ACEC California.  As our system requires us to manually approve each newly created account, when creating a new log-in, there will be a slight delay before you have access to the “members only” side and the member price. Feel free to give us a call if you have questions.


Public Agencies: You do NOT need to log-in to place your order, however, to receive the public agency price remember to enter the discount code. For the current year, the code is “Public2020”. Enter this code in the “apply promotional code” box just prior to check-out. After the code is applied, the price will adjust from $38 to $26.60 per book. [Orders placed using this code will be shipped directly to Public Agencies only.] 


Note that we offer a bundle discount in the way of our "full set" which contains one of each of our statute books. Ordering the full set will save you more than 10 percent.


If you have any questions regarding ordering publications, please contact Beckie Liu at 916-441-7991 or . Thank you for your order.


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Casual Cocktail Hour with ACEC California President Kurt Yoshii: Featuring ACEC National Advocacy

2021 Engineering Excellence Awards & Board Meeting

October 2020

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September 2020

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August 2020

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Biggs Cardosa Associates’ Plaza Bridge at Marine Way Wins Highest Engineering Honor

The American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) announced today that Biggs Cardosa Associates has been honored with their prestigious 2020 Golden State Award for its work on the Plaza Bridge at Marine Way, in Irvine, California.

ACEC California Announces 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards

Today the American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) announced the 2020 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards.

ACEC California Names Carollo Engineers, Inc. as 2019 Golden State Award Winner

The American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) named the Woodland Aquifer Storage and Recovery Wells #29 and #30 as its 2019 Golden State Award Winning project.

Board of Directors Meeting

The ACEC California Board of Directors meets quarterly at various locations during the year, usually in February, May, July and October. All ACEC California members are welcome to attend.

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Strategic Summit 2020

ACEC California's Annual Strategic Summit will take place in conjunction with the ACEC National Conference on October 28-31, 2020 virtually.

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Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet 2021

Please join us for ACEC California's 5th Annual Scholarship Foundation Fundraising Dinner, presenting the ACEC California Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA). We are excited to bring the Scholarship Foundation and EEA together to celebrate the achievements of the Engineering and Surveying industries, while supporting students and strengthening the future of engineering.

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Legislative Visit Day 2021

LVD is a day dedicated to advancing the business interests of our members through interaction with elected officials. Everyone who attends will be given talking points to guide them in the meetings, and you will have the opportunity to establish our people and industry as an authority on important industry issues.

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ACEC California hosts live webinars on a variety of topics through our ACEC Webinar Series. Each webinar is recorded and then made available via our archived webinar library.

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