Posted on: January 12, 2018

Lakes high, trout hungry at 10 East Bay parks

In the East Bay hills, the lakes are high and clear, the trout are hungry. Temperatures for the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend are forecast to hit the mid-60s.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Road Repairs Near Marina May Cause Minor Traffic Delays

CCWD is repairing a small section of Los Vaqueros Road near the Marina. This necessary work to repair damage caused by last winter's storms may cause minor traffic delays for visitors to the Los Vaqueros Watershed. Work will continue through January.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

2018 California Fishing Licenses Available At Los Vaqueros Marina

The 2018 California Resident Sport Fishing License is now available at the Los Vaqueros Marina. It will be required on Jan. 1, 2018. The Marina also has one-day state licenses. Please bring your current license with you to speed processing time.

More on fishing license costs... All Los Vaqueros Reservoir & Watershed News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Los Vaqueros Expansion Seeks State Funding For Ecosystem Improvement & Emergency Response

With $2.7 billion available in state funding available for water storage projects, Contra Costa Water District 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: 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: January 26, 2017

Foggy Morning at LV Provides Opportunity For Photographer Marc Crumpler

A foggy morning in late January provided a great opportunity for local Landscape Photographer Marc Crumpler. He hiked up through the heavy fog at Los Vaqueros to the sunlight and caught these haunting photos of the watershed.

Take a look at these photos.... All Los Vaqueros Reservoir & Watershed News

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...

CCWD News Releases
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...

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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

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041
Thousands of Contra Costa Students
Participate in Educational Delta Voyages

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

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Lose the Lawn, Get a Garden Workshop

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: January 9, 2018

Track your Water Use

Want to see how much water you used in 2017? Or maybe you want to have notifications sent to you when your water use goes above a certain level. Well, you can get both of these and much more when you sign up for My Water Report. My Water Report is a new s...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

2018 Lawn to Garden Rebates

The District will continue its popular Lawn to Garden Rebate Program in 2018. Participants can receive rebates of one dollar per square foot up to $1,000 for replacing their front lawns and sprinklers with water-wise landscaping and drip. Participants mus...

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Conservation News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

12 New Homes Added To Our Local Lawn to Garden Photo Page

We've added 12 new homes to our photo page of completed local lawn to garden projects, meaning we now have 57 projects for you to look over and get ideas for landscaping your new water-saving garden. You'll see recently-completed gardens & mature ones.

See all 57 completed local projects... Conservation News
Posted on: January 6, 2016

New Videos Show You How to 'Lose A Lawn & Get A Garden'

CCWD teamed up with the Ruth Bancroft Garden to produce two new videos that show you how to lose your lawn and gain a garden. They take you through all the steps, show how it's done, and get a rebate! Take a look!

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Free Water Conservation Devices From CCWD

Stop by our office, and you can pick up some free water-saving devices like a shower head, hose nozzle, aerators or dye tablets for your toilets.

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Watch for CCWD Impostors

This is a reminder from CCWD to our customers to always be alert and watch out for impostors presenting themselves as water district employees. Call CCWD 24-hours a day at 925-688-8095 to confirm the identity of an employee.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

2018 Delta Discovery Voyage

We think the best way to develop wise users of our natural resources is through education. Every year, we reach more than 25,000 students through stimulating, age-appropriate and fun-filled educational experiences in the classroom, on a field trip&mda...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Water Rate Proposal for 2018

The proposed water rates and charges were formally presented to the District's Board of Directors at a Public Hearing on Jan. 3, 2018. The Board voted to adopt the proposed adjustments. Changes to rates and charges will become effective Feb. 1, 2018.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Annual Contra Costa Loop Canal Cleaning

On January 2, 2018, District crews began draining the loop portion of the Contra Costa Canal (Canal) in anticipation of regular annual cleaning. Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Road Repairs Near Marina May Cause Minor Traffic Delays

CCWD is repairing a small section of Los Vaqueros Road near the Marina. This necessary work to repair damage caused by last winter's storms may cause minor traffic delays for visitors to the Los Vaqueros Watershed. Work will continue through January.

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Cold Winter Temps Are a Reminder to Make Sure Water Pipes Are Protected

Cold winter weather should serve as a reminder to ensure your home's water pipes are protected. Low temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and burst; which creates major damage to your home and wastes water.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

2018 California Fishing Licenses Available At Los Vaqueros Marina

The 2018 California Resident Sport Fishing License is now available at the Los Vaqueros Marina. It will be required on Jan. 1, 2018. The Marina also has one-day state licenses. Please bring your current license with you to speed processing time.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

CCWD Initiates Water Rate Structure Study

The Contra Costa Water District is evaluating its rate structure. This study is designed to recommend changes to the existing rate structure. The District's Board of Directors will be discussing this study throughout the year.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Foggy Morning at LV Provides Opportunity For Photographer Marc Crumpler

A foggy morning in late January provided a great opportunity for local Landscape Photographer Marc Crumpler. He hiked up through the heavy fog up Los Vaqueros to the sunlight and caught these haunting photos of the watershed.

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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: May 12, 2015

Watch for Imposters Posing As Utility Workers

The CCWD reminds customers to watch out for imposters representing themselves as water district employees (or another utility representative) to scam area residents.

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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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