Several hiking trails have been closed since March to protect nesting Golden Eagles at the Los Vaqueros Watershed. The trails are now open again, and we have at least six fledged Golden Eagle chicks.
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 ...
This month’s trout plants at Bay Area lakes, reported by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, East Bay Regional Park District and Contra Costa Water District: 3,000 pounds at Los Vaqueros north of Livermore.
Know what's biting at Los Vaqueros. We have a weekly fishing report that helps you get ready for your next fishing adventure.
Sen. Feinstein, Sen. Harris and Rep. DeSaulnier introduced legislation 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016Contact: 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...
For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016Contact: 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...
Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment
CONCORD The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided...Read on...
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...
For Immediate Release: September 3, 2015Contact: 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...
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.
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...
For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)
CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/ProhibitionsContinued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally a...Read on...
For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, 925-688-8034 (Office) or email email@example.com
Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District
CONCORD - The Contra Costa Water Distr...Read on...
March 26, 2015Press Release
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...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041 Thousands of Contra Costa StudentsParticipate in Educational Delta Voyages
CONCORD – Nearly 4,500 Central and Eastern Contra...Read on...
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...
Our Assistant General Manager of Engineering, Stephen Welch, provided testimony on July 11, 2018 to the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans about the Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act (HR6040). Public safety is our main goal.
The California Water Commission approved final application scores for eight proposed water storage projects, clearing the way to award nearly $2.7 billion in Proposition 1 funds to help expand the state’s water storage capacity.
As the water providers to more than 500,000 people, we take great effort and great pride in delivering a product that in 2017 exceeded all drinking water standards set by the state and federal governments.
News Article from the East Bay Times: The Contra Costa Water District is looking to upgrade the 48-mile aqueduct that serves half a million county residents, but to invest millions in the aging system, it first wants to own it.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.