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District Council 16

The District Council 16 represents 14 local unions in Southern California, with jurisdiction spanning from San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield, to Los Angeles, Orange 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.

DC 16 LOGOThe United Association is made up of more than 300,000 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 300,000 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.