Our Mission Here at District Council 16
The District Council 16 represents 13 local unions in Southern California, with jurisdiction spanning from San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield, to Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino County, and San Diego. We are proud members of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
The United Association is made up of more than 350,000 of the most talented pipe tradesmen in the construction industry across the U.S. and Canada. We are committed to providing the opportunities and protection our members and their families can rely on to build long, rewarding careers. In turn, our members deliver the highest level of craftsmanship in the industry.
To learn more about the United Association and what it can do for you, visit our FAQs page.
United Association At-a-Glance
Founded in 1889
Over 350,000 members
Over 300 local unions across the U.S. and Canada
Headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland
District Council 16 and CPMCA
The California Plumbing and Mechanical Contracting Association (CPMCA) is a close partner of District Council 16. The CPMCA is a valuable resource for both labor and management that provides training resources, networking events, bidding opportunities and more. Learn more at the CPMCA website.