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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fishing Day for Kids with Special Needs

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!

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Hundreds take to Los Vaqueros Reservoir for Tarantula Run

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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Thousands of Contra Costa Students Participate in Delta Discovery Voyage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041
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Participate in Educational Delta Voyages

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Have you read our latest conservation e-newsletter?

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.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

We’re Updating Our Rates for 2019

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.

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Newly completed Highway 4/Balfour Road interchange should ease traffic

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.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Highway 4 and Balfour Road Interchange Project Complete

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.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

District Participates in STEM Mentoring Event

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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 ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fishing Day for Kids with Special Needs

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!

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Track the rain this winter with a user-friendly rain gauge

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!

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Water Education for Teachers

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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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Have you read our latest conservation e-newsletter?

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

The Easiest Way to Pay your Bill

Ever worry about paying your bills on time? Eliminate the stress of having to remember to pay your water bill, and sign up for EasyPay!

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

CCWD Celebrates Water Professionals Appreciation Week

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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...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Water Awareness Youth Art Contest Winners Recognized at Board Meeting

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.

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Recreation at Los Vaqueros

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!

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Legislation to Grant CCWD Ownership of Canal System

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.

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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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