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Welcome Message from Your CALBO President!

Dear Friends and Colleagues,


After five years on the CALBO board, it is now my honor to serve as your 2015-2016 President. Above all, I hope that you as members will walk away from this year with a renewed sense of pride in being an active part of CALBO.

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CALBO's Annual Training Catalogue - Now Available!

The new 2015-2016 training catalogue sponsored by the CALBO Training Institute is now available!

Is your jurisdiction in need of training on a particular topic or set of codes? Courses are offered upon request or at our annual training events. Take a look at the many new and refreshed courses offered by CALBO for your professional and personal development. 

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2015 CALBO Mini Education Week: Modesto

Join CALBO for the 2015 Mini Education Week in Modesto July 22 and 23. 


If you are unable to attend the full education weeks this fall, please take advantage of this education opportunity. Course topics include accessibility, egress, code enforcement, state laws and much more!


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CALBO Upcoming Accessibility Course: Register Today!

The CALBO Training Institute will hold the following course - 2013 CBC Chapter 11B: Accessibility in Alhambra, CA on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. 


The course provides attendees with a working understanding of the disabled access provisions contained in Chapter 11B. This course includes mid-code cycle changes, effective July 1, 2015. Registration closes on Monday, July 20, 2015.

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Latest News

Water Conservation

June 11, 2015

The State of California Water Conservation Information.


Model Water Efficient Landscapes Ordinance (MWELO) - State Website.
The public draft release is anticipated to be June 12, with public comment period ending June 26, and the Water Commission Meeting to consider adoption on July 15.    

New Energy Commission Plumbing Fixture Flow Rates - State Website
The new requirements for maximum flow rates for any newly installed fixtures are as follows:

  • Urinals from 0.5 gpf to 0.125 gpf.
  • Residential faucets from 2.2 gpm to 1.2 gpm.
  • Kitchen faucets from 2.2 gpm to 1.8 gpm with possible capability to increase to 2.2 gpm. Public lavatory faucets shall not exceed a flow rate of 0.5 gpm.



Don't miss the upcoming 2015 CALBO Mini Education Week in Modesto, California on July 22 and 23, 2015. Available courses include accessibility, egress, code enforcement, state laws and much more! Registration ends on Monday, July 13, 2015.

Course information and registration now available!

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