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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Augmented Reality Sandbox Exhibit

Join us for a day of educational experiences at the Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center including hands-on demonstrations with the new Augmented Reality Sandbox from UC Davis, along with nature hikes, biodiversity demos, watershed activities, and more!

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Annual Fishing Derby

Los Vaqueros is hosting its annual spring Trout Derby, rewarding anglers who catch the three largest trout in April 2018.

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Spring arrives for Los Vaqueros’ nesting eagles

If timing is everything, then now is the time at Los Vaqueros. Golden eagles are tending active nests in so many areas across the watershed that wildlife scientists have closed eight trails to protect them from intrusion.

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Expect minor delays on Los Vaqueros Road

Minor delays along Los Vaqueros Road on the south entrance to Los Vaqueros Reservoir will be necessary to make mudslide repairs near the roadway. Motorists traveling to the Los Vaqueros Marina should expect delays of up to 15 minutes between 8 a.m. and 5 ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Trail Closures Notice

Nesting golden eagles are commonly found at Los Vaqueros this time of year. In order to protect them, specific trails will be closed.

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

Fishing Report Every Week on the Website

Know what's biting at Los Vaqueros. We have a weekly fishing report that helps you get ready for your next fishing adventure.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Seeking State Funding for Ecosystem Improvement

With $2.7 billion available in state funding available for water storage projects, CCWD is working with partners to secure over $400 million to pay for public benefits of expanding the Los Vaqueros Reservoir.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Water Level at Los Vaqueros Reservoir Rises to a New High

After leaning on Los Vaqueros Reservoir for supply during the drought, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is pleased to announce that the reservoir is now holding more water than it ever has for its customers.

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Lead and Copper Testing Results for CCWD: All Results Well Below Federal Regulations

The Contra Costa Water District recently completed its every three-year testing for lead and copper as required by federal regulations. Consistent with previous years, all results came back well below regulations.

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

Contra Costa Water District Signs Agreement With Department of Water Resources

CCWD announced it has signed a settlement agreement with the California Department of Water Resources that will protect District customers,facilities, and operations if the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix, aka the “twin tunnels”, is built.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Watch For Phone Scammers Demanding Immediate Water Payments

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

Watch for Phone Scammers Demanding Immediate Water Payments

CONCORD – The Contra Costa Water District has received reports from several cus...Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

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For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

CONCORD – Since 2012, more than a million square-feet of ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Water District Board Vacancy To Be Billed By Appointment

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment

CONCORD The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2016

CCWD Board President Joseph L. Campbell Announces Retirement

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CONCORD - At the board meeting on January 6, Contra Costa Water District’s (District) Board President, Joseph L. Campbell, announced that he will be retiring after 24 years of representing the community on important water issues. Campbell will be taking u...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2015

Management Changes Announced at Contra Costa Water District

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2015
Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager 925-688-8034

Management Changes Announced at Contra Costa Water District

CONCORD – A change in management at the Contra Costa Water District (District) will take effec...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Helpful Guide To Saving Your Trees & Water During the Drought

Here are some useful tips on ways to ensure the trees in your yard survive the drought. Various state agencies and associations have put this guide together.

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Posted on: June 4, 2015

CCWD Approves 2015 Drought Management Plan

For Immediate Release: June 4, 2015Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

CCWD Approves 2015 Drought Management ProgramConservation goals are consistent with state mandates

Concord – On Wednesday, June 3, the Co...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2015

CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally a...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2015

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015
Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, 925-688-8034 (Office) or email atjbrown@ccwater.com

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

CONCORD - The Contra Costa Water Distr...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Utility Relocation Begins on Balflour Road Interchange at State Route 4

March 26, 2015
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Utility Relocation Begins on Balfour Road Interchange at State Route 4

Contact:Linsey Willis, Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA): (925) 256-4728

Jennifer Allen, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2015

Thousands of Contra Costa Students Participate in Delta Discovery Voyage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041
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Participate in Educational Delta Voyages

CONCORD – Nearly 4,500 Central and Eastern Contra...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

This self-guided tour will showcase 40 beautiful native plant gardens and nurseries. Visit Contra Costa Water District's table at the Amos Garden in Clayton!

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Posted on: January 6, 2018

VIDEOS: How to 'Lose A Lawn & Get A Garden'

We teamed up with the Ruth Bancroft Garden to walk you through the steps of how to lose a lawn and get a garden.

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

FREE Water Conservation Devices

Being an environmentally responsible customer by conserving water doesn't mean having to pay for costly gadgets. We offer several free at devices you can install at home to save water.

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Water-Wise Garden Workshops

Drought proof your home! This inspiring and informative workshop is designed for homeowners interested in replacing their water-thirsty lawns with beautiful water efficient landscaping. Experts will provide advice on landscape design, plants, and drip irr...

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Conservation News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Rain Gardens & Rainwater Harvesting

Most years, Contra Costa County gets a decent amount of rainfall. The rain that falls on your home and garden is a free supply of water that can save you money and protect our water supply.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Statement on the California Water Commission's Response to Appeal

The California Water Commission released updated public benefits ratios of proposed water storage projects following the appeal process. Read Contra Costa Water District's response to the update and what this means for Los Vaqueros.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

News Article: California announces tentative funding for new giant dams

Under the new scoring, the Contra Costa Water District is eligible for up to $423 million to put toward the $795 million expansion of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir in the East Bay hills north of Livermore.

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Augmented Reality Sandbox Exhibit

Join us on April 28, 2018 for a day of educational experiences at the Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center. Shape sand and watch as a watershed comes to life beneath your hands! We'll have nature hikes, biodiversity demos, and watershed activities too!

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Annual Fishing Derby

Los Vaqueros is hosting its annual spring Trout Derby, rewarding anglers who catch the three largest trout in April 2018.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Contra Costa Water District's response to the California Water Commission

After the California Water Commission released initial technical reviews for 11 water storage projects seeking $2.7 billion in funding under the Proposition 1 Water Storage Investment Program, Contra Costa Water District responded to address questions.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

2017 Annual Report

Contra Costa Water District performed well this year. We made investments to sustain reliable water delivery well into the future. We built upon strong relationships with our customers and our partners.

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Posted on: April 16, 2015

CCWD Adopts 28% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions

Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.

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