News Flash

Posted on: March 29, 2019

Lawn to Garden Participant Profile

We interviewed a Martinez resident who participated in the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program about his experiences through the process. Check it out to learn about his transformation from lawn to garden.

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

New Mulch Coupons available!

Did you know? Mulch reduces the amount of water that evaporates from your soil, which means you'll be able to water less. Also, if you're planning to remove your lawn, you can sheet mulch it as an alternative to digging it up.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2019

Loop Canal Cleaning Complete

District crews completed the annual cleaning of the Contra Costa Loop Canal. You may notice it begin to refill in the coming days, and it will be fully operational by April 15.

Additional Info and Map... District News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Lawn to Garden Participant Profile

We interviewed a Martinez resident who participated in the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program about his experiences through the process. Check it out to learn about his transformation from lawn to garden.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Contra Costa Spring Home and Garden Show

Create the garden of your dreams at the Contra Costa Home and Garden Show this weekend! Visit our booth for info and ideas about sustainable, water efficient landscaping.

Event Info and FREE tickets... District News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Annual Trout Fishing Derby at Los Vaqueros

We're hosting the annual Trout Fishing Derby at Los Vaqueros during the month of April 2019. Anglers who catch the three largest trout by weight will win!

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair

Representatives from 11 local water, wastewater, and recycled water agencies, including Contra Costa Water District, recently joined forces for the annual Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

New rates are in effect

The District’s Board of Directors approved the proposed rate structure changes and the rate adjustment at a public hearing on January 2, 2019. Changes are effective February 1, 2019.

See what's changed... District News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Water-Wise Garden Workshops

We are presenting several informative and inspiring workshops to prepare you for a successful lawn conversion. You'll receive advice from professional landscape designers and hear from a customer's perspective about their lessons learned.

More details and registration. District News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Announcing spring dates for full day facilities tour

Did you know that 99 percent of the water we serve flows through the Contra Costa Canal? Go behind the scenes on our tour to learn how this vital infrastructure works!

See details and register... District News
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Los Vaqueros Trail Closure Notice for Nesting Golden Eagles

It's that time of year again, when the Golden Eagles begin their nesting at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed. In order to give them their space during this sensitive time, we'll be temporarily closing some trails.

See details and a map... District News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Water Education on the Delta

Every year in January and February, we sponsor Delta Discovery Voyages for 4,000 local fifth grade students. What better way to learn about water than to go directly to the source?

Learn more... District News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Canal Replacement Project Segments 3 and 4 completed

Canal Replacement Project

Last month, we replaced about one mile of unlined Contra Costa Canal in the Oakley area with a buried 10-foot diameter reinforced concrete pipeline. The main goal of this project is to enhance public safety and security. This project is also an investment...

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District News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report now available

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2018 includes an overview of the District and thorough financial information related to our operations, control, maintenance, and debt administration. The District strives to be fiscally conservati...

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District News

News Flash

News Flash

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.

Additional Info... Lawn to Garden Rebate Program News

News Flash

Posted on: March 29, 2019

Trout Fishing Derby is happening now!

Los Vaqueros is hosting the annual spring Trout Fishing Derby during the month of April 2019. Anglers who catch the three largest trout by weight will win!

See details and current leaders... Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Trail Closure Notice for Nesting Golden Eagles

It's that time of year again, when the Golden Eagles begin their nesting at the watershed. In order to give them their space during this sensitive time, we'll be temporarily closing some trails.

See details and a map... Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Delta Destinations: 10 East County Escapes for 2019

We're number 8 on this list of Delta Destinations for 2019!

Read the full list here. Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

Legislation to Grant Contra Costa Water District Ownership of Canal System

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.

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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...

The District has other guidelines News Releases
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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Look here. News Releases
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...

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...

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...

News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Utility Relocation Begins on Balflour Road Interchange at State Route 4

March 26, 2015
Press 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...

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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