NAPA, CA—State Assemblyman Bill Dodd (D-Napa) today announced receiving the endorsement of the Pacific Water Quality Association and its national counterpart, The Water Quality Association in Senate District 3.

Pacific Water Quality Association represents 140 local companies with thousands of employees. The Water Quality Association (WQA) represents over 2,700 water treatment companies across the United States and internationally.

Dodd, a former member and past president of both organizations, owned and operated his own small business, Diversified Water Systems, for over 25 years. The business included four Culligan Water franchises.

Dodd is running for the 3rd Senate District, which includes all of Napa and Solano Counties, as well as portions of Contra Costa, Sacramento, Sonoma and Yolo Counties. It includes the cities of Petaluma, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Sonoma, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, Yountville, Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Davis, Winters, Woodland and Isleton.

Dodd is a Democrat from Napa County. After a successful 25-year business career, Dodd served four terms on the Napa County Board of Supervisors, and currently represents the 4th Assembly District.