Every October, we host a C.A.S.T. for Kids Fishing Day at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir where we partner local fishing experts and students with special needs. Thank you to all of our volunteers who made this year's event great!
The 2018 Tarantula Run drew hundreds of runners to the Los Vaqueros Reservoir in Brentwood, Saturday, Oct. 13. The popular event featured 5k, 10k and half-marathon runs along with a half-marathon hike and a kids’ fun run.
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...
We continually strive to provide resources for our customers who are making water conservation a way of life. Our e-newsletter covers topics relevant to conservation and water-use efficiency year-round.
Our commitment to providing water service to you goes beyond the operation of the vast and sophisticated infrastructure required to deliver safe, reliable, high-quality water. We are also committed to providing this service at the lowest cost possible.
The first big physical hurdle was a Contra Costa Water District 90-inch pipeline from Los Vaqueros Reservoir to the Contra Costa Canal that stood in the way. Officials later devised a plan to move the roadway instead, saving $18 million in the process.
We are proud to have had the opportunity to collaborate with several local agencies on this important project to reach a creative solution and save Contra Costa County tax payers millions of dollars.
In November, the District participated in the Girls Lead the Way STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summit, which was presented by Chevron in partnership with the Contra Costa Economic Partnership, Contra Costa Transportation Authority, and ...
The rain gauge is one of the easiest tools for everyone to use to measure precipitation. With the local forecast showing a slight chance of rain soon, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up your free rain gauge and start tracking!
Water education is key for kids to be wise water users. And where does that education start? The classroom! We’re partnering with the Water Education Foundation to host a hands-on training for teachers on Saturday, November 17 in Pleasant Hill!
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California’s Water Professionals Appreciation Week was established in 2017 as a new annual designation intended to highlight the important role of water industry professionals and local public water agencies. Whether it’s working with customers out in the...
Congratulations to the winners of our Water Awareness Youth Art Contest! They were recognized at a recent Board Meeting and presented with their prizes and a printed calendar with their artwork. Pick up your free 2019 calendar today at our Concord office.
There are several events taking place at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed this fall. Don't miss out on night fishing, stargazing, fishing clinics, the Tarantula Run, and CAST Day!
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.
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.