Commission staff has released preliminary determination information to assist the Commission in making determinations required by WSIP regulations section 6011(c).
Watch for workers and drive with caution when you see our construction crews. We regularly maintain and improve the water system to provide excellent service to our customers. Check to see if there is work happening in your neighborhood.
Legislation was introduced this week to transfer federal ownership of the Contra Costa Canal System to Contra Costa Water District, taking an important step toward modernizing the aging water supply aqueduct.
Help us protect our fisheries, native species, and fragile ecosystems. Transporting and releasing live fish—or any aquarium species—into the reservoir, ponds and creeks is illegal and harmful. Report violations to the Watershed Office ...
Part of the District’s mission is to make our watershed available to you. Whether you’re looking to catch a fish, climb some hills, relax on a boat, or see wildlife, there’s no better time to visit Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
Never enter the Contra Costa Canal to swim, fish or retrieve an item. The waters are swift and the current is dangerous.
The California Water Commission released the technical reviews and staff-recommended component scores for the eight applications for funding under the Proposition 1 Water Storage Investment Program. We are encouraged by the support for Los Vaqueros.
Our Contra Costa Canal was built more than 80 years ago, when the area was mostly farm fields and orchards. We are studying how to modernize this critical conveyance facility to safely and reliably deliver water for the next 100 years.
On May 5, 1936, voters agreed to form Contra Costa County Water District with a vote of 8,932 to 1,068. The District was officially incorporated on May 9, making this the 82nd year the District has been serving its communities and customers.
We're kicking off Drinking Water Week by announcing the 12 winners of our Water Awareness Youth Art Contest! Many very talented artists submitted entries. Thank you to everyone who participated and voted!
After a three-day meeting in Sacramento this week, the California Water Commission determined the final Public Benefit Ratio and Maximum Eligible Amount of funding for the Prop. 1 application to expand Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
Los Vaqueros hosted the annual spring Trout Derby in April 2018. See the results from anglers who caught the three largest trout!
The District began construction this month on the Contra Costa Canal Levee Elimination & Flood Protection Project Segments 3 & 4. This project increases flood protection, enhances public safety and security, and prevents degradation of water quali...
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.
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.