News Flash

Posted on: July 8, 2021

Contra Costa Water District Asks Customers for 10% Voluntary Conservation

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2021Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors endorsed a Stage 1 water shortage level at its July 7, 2021 meeting and is now aski...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

CCWD Achieves Sustainable Utility Management Award

Contra Costa Water District was one of nine utilities awarded the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) Sustainable Water Utility Management Award at this year's Virtual AMWA Executive Management Conference. This marks the second time...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2020Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

Concord, CA – During the Contra Costa Water District’s (CCWD&...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2019

How Water Agencies Delivered Reliable Water Service During Power Shutoffs

For immediate release: December 6, 2019

Contacts: Sharene Gonzales, Alameda County Water District (510) 668-4208Jennifer Allen, Contra Costa Water District, (925) 297-9739Sue Stephenson, Dublin San Ramon Services District, (925) 875-2295Andrea Pook, East B...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2019

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: August 2019Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, jbrown@ccwater.comTransparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

Concord, CA — The Contra Costa Water District received the District Transpar...

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CCWD News Releases
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: 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD 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. CCWD 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD 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...

CCWD News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2021

Fall Watering and Landscaping Tips

After warm, dry summer months, be sure to adjust your watering schedule into the fall so you don’t overwater. Also, check out our step-by-step guide on planning a landscape project to help customers from start to finish.

See our latest newsletter... Conservation News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

New Rebate for Flume Smart Home Water Monitor

Get a $100 instant rebate when you purchase a Flume Smart Home Water Monitor that can measure real-time water use, provide leak alerts, and help you manage your indoor and landscape water use.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Dry Year Update

Check out the latest conservation newsletter with a dry year update, ways to help you prepare for summer, and upcoming virtual events you don't want to miss!

Additional Info... Conservation News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

It’s a Dry Year in California: What You Need to Know

The typically cool and wet months are making way for warmer weather without much rain or snow to show for it. By early April, precipitation in the Northern Sierra was just over 50% of average for that time of year. The dry year meant Contra Costa Water Di...

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Conservation News

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion Master Plan

As part of the District’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives to pursue organizational excellence through diversity, inclusivity, leadership and professionalism, there is now a strategic five-year D&I Master Plan to implement those initiatives.

Read the D&I Master Plan... District News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

2022 Wall Calendars Now Available!

Pick up your 2022 wall calendar – featuring winning artwork from local students sharing the value of water!

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Celebrating California Water Professionals

California Water Professionals Appreciation Week is Oct. 2-10, 2021. It is intended to highlight the important role of water industry professionals and local public water agencies, like CCWD, in ensuring safe and reliable water in California. We'...

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District News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Attention Educators!

We are hosting a free, online workshop to help educators teach engaging lessons related to water in the virtual and physical classroom. Experience a variety of digital learning tools and techniques that connect to current education standards.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month - are you ready for a potential emergency or natural disaster? We've got tips on storing an emergency supply of water in case of emergency.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Water Saving Tips Video Series

We've got a new video series with a variety of easy water saving tips to help you Conserve in Contra Costa! Check it out now.

Learn more... District News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Sign ups for Virtual Water Education Field Trips and School Programs now open!

Our Water Education Program is going virtual for the 2021/2022 school year. Sign ups are now available for local teachers in our service area to request free classroom programs, field trips, and assemblies for students - all focused on water education!

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Tracking Your Water Use

Water meters are the primary tool we use to keep track of how much water customers use. For customers, this can also be a tool to help you monitor your own use and check for water leaks.

Learn how to read your water meter. District News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Your Drinking Water

We’re addressing seasonal changes that can affect the taste or odor of your drinking water. Please know your tap water remains safe to drink. Learn what causes these tastes and odors and how you can minimize their impact.

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Optional Water Line Repair Plan

We partnered with HomeServe to offer customers optional home protection plans for your water and sewer lines. HomeServe is an independent company, separate from CCWD, that can help customers with the inconvenience of a potential home emergency.

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center Reopens August 7

The Interpretive Center is open on weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting August 7. Visit the Interpretive Center to learn about the cultural history of the area, animals, and the unique role Los Vaqueros plays in providing our communities clean water.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Contra Costa Canal Safety Reminder

The Contra Costa Canal is the backbone of our water system. It's a 48-mile aqueduct that runs from Knightsen to Martinez. It winds through neighborhoods where we live, work, and play, so remember to stay alert and stay safe around the canal.

Learn more... District News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

New Construction in My Neighborhood Map for Customers

We regularly maintain and improve the water system to provide excellent service to our customers. And now there's an interactive map to help you stay informed about what water projects are going on in your neighborhood and the communities we serve.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Water Wise House Calls Available Indoors Again

Get free customized advice from our water efficiency experts on how to check for leaks, manage your water use, and save water. 

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District News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

New Rebate for Flume Smart Home Water Monitor

Get a $100 instant rebate when you purchase a Flume Smart Home Water Monitor that can measure real-time water use, provide leak alerts, and help you manage your indoor and landscape water use.

See details... District News
Posted on: June 21, 2021

2020 Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

You can count on us to provide a reliable product that exceeds all state and federal drinking water standards keeping our community healthy and thriving. See the report on your high-quality tap water. The report will be available in Spanish this week.

Additional details... District News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Announcing Winners of the Water Awareness Youth Art Contest

Congratulations to the 13 winners of this year’s Water Awareness Youth Art Contest! Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s contest and to the more than 1,000 ballots from community members that were cast during the voting process.

See the winning artwork... District News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Los Vaqueros Watershed Update

Trail closures related to Golden Eagle nesting activity have been lifted as of June 5, and all trails are now open to the public. Now is a great time to get outside and enjoy the tranquil and scenic Los Vaqueros Watershed. Happy trails!

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Getting Ready for Summer?

Our goal is to make smart, sustainable choices easier for our customers. That's why we provide incentives for water use efficiency. Check out rebates for pool covers, sprinkler timers, more to help reduce water loss and save you money.

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Staying Safe Around the Contra Costa Canal

The Contra Costa Canal is a 48-mile aqueduct that runs through neighborhoods where we live and go to school. We take canal safety seriously, which is why there are fences around the canal to remind the community to stay out and stay safe.

Learn more... District News
Posted on: May 16, 2021

Special Districts Week

May 16-22, 2021 is Special Districts Week! We are a special district dedicated to ensuring a safe, reliable and affordable water supply so that our customers have access to clean water for years to come.

Learn more... District News
Posted on: May 9, 2021

Celebrating 85 Years of Service

From our rural beginnings on May 9, 1936 to serving diverse communities in central and eastern Contra Costa County today, we’re celebrating 85 of service. We are proud to continue keeping your water flowing 24/7!

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District News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Urban Water Management Plan

The District recently updated our Urban Water Management Plan and will hold a public meeting to hear comments at an upcoming Board of Directors Meeting. See the draft 2020 document and information about the public hearing.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Update to Temporary COVID-19 Lobby Hours

Our District Center lobby in Concord is open for customers at reduced capacity to pay their bill in person. Temporary COVID-19 hours are Monday – Thursday from 8:00am–11:30am and 1:00pm–5:00pm, and now also Friday from 8:00am–11:30am and 1:00pm–4:00pm.

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Posted on: May 2, 2021

Celebrating Drinking Water Week

We are celebrating Drinking Water Week, from May 2 – 8, to recognize the vital role tap water plays in daily life, the infrastructure that is required to carry it to and from homes and businesses, and the important and often unnoticed work of wa...

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District News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Save Time and Money with EasyPay

Sign up for automatic payments with EasyPay and be confident that your bill is paid on time, every time. Payments are automatically and securely deducted from your bank account. No more checks to write…no more stamps to buy…and no lost or late payments.

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Celebrating Earth Day

As drinking water providers we treat nearly 40 million gallons of water per day for more than 500,000 people. Learn more about this essential resource that's there for you 24/7.

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District News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Virtual Water Treatment Plant Tours

Our upcoming Water Wednesday series is taking us on virtual tours of where your drinking water is cleaned and treated. We've got engaging and interactive education for students as well as a live Q&A for the public with industry experts.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

It’s a Dry Year in California: What You Need to Know

The typically cool and wet months are making way for warmer weather without much rain or snow to show for it. By early April, precipitation in the Northern Sierra was just over 50% of average for that time of year. The dry year meant Contra Costa Water Di...

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District News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Reliable Water Operations Depend on Dam Safety

Did you know Contra Costa Water District is responsible for operating six dams and levees? Unless you live near one of these facilities, you might not have given them much thought. However, these facilities are paramount to the delivery of a reliable supp...

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District News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Water Awareness Youth Art Contest - Happening Now

Is your child or student a blossoming artist? Encourage them to enter our contest for a chance to be featured in our 2022 wall calendar and earn a $50 prize! Submit artwork focused on the importance of water in your life.

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

CA COVID-19 Rent and Utility Relief

Have you or someone you know who rents had issues paying rent or bills due to COVID? You may qualify for assistance from the state. Learn more at housing.ca.gov/covid_rr or by calling 833-430-2122.

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District News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Water Rates at Work

The Contra Costa Canal is the backbone of our water system. Keeping this 80+ year-old facility in good condition is critical to the reliability of your water service. We recently repaired three sections of the canal in Oakley, Antioch, and Pacheco, so it ...

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District News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Track Down Leaks during Fix a Leak Week

Fix a Leak Week is March 15 to 21, and we’re here to help you track down leaks in your home to save water and money. Sign up for a FREE Water Wise House Call with one of our water efficiency pros – available in-person or over the phone...

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District News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

CCWD Judges for Local Science and Engineering Fair

We’re proud to support the Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair by participating as judges in the Excellence in Water & Wastewater Research division. This year, the fair is taking place via Zoom, as we’re able to review and rate all stud...

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District News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Water Main Cleaning Program

From time to time, you may notice our crews opening valves or fire hydrants and running water down your street and into a storm drain. This important maintenance activity—called “flushing”—allows us to deliver the highest quality water to our customers.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Water Service during Power Loss

The recent winter storm in Texas that has led many water agencies to issue boil-water notices to residents is troubling and continues to be an ongoing struggle as they try to resolve issues with their power grid. This emergency is a reminder to be prepare...

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District News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Announcing this year’s Water Youth Awareness Art Contest

Illustrate the importance of water in your life and be featured in our 2022 calendar! Submit artwork focused on why you drink tap water, how your community uses tap water, how you use tap water efficiently, where tap water comes from, or how it's treated.

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Quagga Inspection Survey for Contra Loma Reservoir

East Bay Regional Park District manages recreation at Contra Costa Water District’s Contra Loma Reservoir. As part of an invasive mussel prevention grant program from the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways, the East Bay Reg...

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District News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

2021 Water Rates Effective February 1

Water rates pay for the purchase, treatment, transport, and delivery of safe, high-quality, and reliable water to your home or business. Learn more about how your rates sustain a complex water system and the 2021 rate adjustment.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Rethink How You Use Your Water in 2021

Learn about free services for customers to help you manage your water use in our latest Conservation Newsletter. You can also sign up to receive more communications in the future about Conservation and water efficiency.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

CCWD Achieves Sustainable Utility Management Award

Contra Costa Water District was one of nine utilities awarded the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) Sustainable Water Utility Management Award at this year's Virtual AMWA Executive Management Conference. This marks the second time the Dist...

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District News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2020Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

Concord, CA – During the Contra Costa Water District’s (CCWD&...

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District News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Final Feasibility Report for the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project now available

The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Final Feasibility Report, which documents potential costs and benefits of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. 

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District News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

How Water Agencies Delivered Reliable Water Service During Power Shutoffs

For immediate release: December 6, 2019

Contacts: Sharene Gonzales, Alameda County Water District (510) 668-4208Jennifer Allen, Contra Costa Water District, (925) 297-9739Sue Stephenson, Dublin San Ramon Services District, (925) 875-2295Andrea Pook, East B...

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District News
Posted on: August 10, 2019

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: August 2019Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, jbrown@ccwater.comTransparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

Concord, CA — The Contra Costa Water District received the District Transpar...

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District News

News Flash

Posted on: July 2, 2021

Drought Program Proposed

CCWD Board of Directors to consider initiating a Stage 1 water shortage level based on updates to the 2021 water supply and water conservation program at the July 7, 2021 Board Meeting.

See meeting agenda for details. Drought News and Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 7, 2021

Biodiversity at Los Vaqueros

September 7 is California Biodiversity Day. The Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed is home to a wealth of species of plants and animals that we protect. After the Deer Zone fire last August, we partnered with other agencies to monitor habitat recovery. ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center Reopens August 7

The Interpretive Center is open on weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting August 7. Visit the Interpretive Center to learn about the cultural history of the area, animals, and the unique role Los Vaqueros plays in providing our communities clean water.

Additional Info... Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed News

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2021

California Water Commission Determines Continued Eligibility of the Project

The California Water Commission unanimously voted that the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project met all Water Storage Investment Program requirements and remains eligible for Proposition 1 funding.

See the California Water Commission's report and prese...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority Formed

News Release

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2021

Contacts: see statements below

Brentwood – The Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project (Project) passed a significant milestone today in officially filing agreements needed to form a Joint Powers ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Members of Congress Sign Support Letter for Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion

Congressman Mike Thompson, along with several members of Congress, signed a letter of support urging the Department of the Interior to provide FY 2022 funding for Phase 2 of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. The letter recommends full funding ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

CWC Authorizes Changes in Funding Projects

On January 20, 2021 the California Water Commission (CWC) authorized changes to maximum conditional awards for projects funded through the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) based on inflation and additional available funds. The inflation adjustment ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Trump Administration advances western water storage projects

In the Bay Area, Reclamation is partnering with Contra Costa Water District to pursue the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion project, which would increase water storage capacity in an existing footprint from 160,000 acre-feet to 275,000 acre-feet and add ne...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: October 28, 2020

CSU Civil Engineers Build Model to Test Design for $900M California Dam Project

October 28, 2020 Colorado State University’s Hydraulics Lab recently demonstrated their newly constructed model of the Los Vaqueros Dam spillway and emergency outlet for stakeholders...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Final Feasibility Report for the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project now available

The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Final Feasibility Report, which documents potential costs and benefits of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. 

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2020

RFQ for the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Transfer-Bethany Pipeline Project

Contra Costa Water District is seeking Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from firms interested in providing professional services for the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Transfer-Bethany Pipeline Project. SOQs are due by 4:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020. M...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Board certifies the Final Supplement to the Final Environmental Document for Phase 2 LVE Project

Contra Costa Water District’s Board of Directors adopted a resolution certifying the Final Supplement to the Final EIS/EIR and approved the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. This is a significant milestone for this project. The p...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Final Environmental Document published for Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project

The Final Supplement to the Final EIS/EIR is now available to the public, and noticed in the Federal Register on February 28, 2020.

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Federal WIIN Act funding approved for Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project

President Trump signed two spending bills to fund the federal government through fiscal year 2020 (FY20). $2.155 million for the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project was included in the spending bills. Following completion of the Final Federal...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Request for Proposals for Special Counsel Services for Phase 2 LVE Project

Contra Costa Water District and the Project Partners are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) in order to select a qualified firm/s to provide legal services primarily to assist the Project Partners in the creation of the proposed Joint Powers Authority ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Environmental Organization Support for Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project

A coalition of environmental organizations and the Grassland Water District submitted a joint letter to the California Natural Resources Agency last week to recommend inclusion of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project in the Governor’s Wa...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2019

California Water Commission WSIP Informational Meeting on the Administration of Public Benefits

Staff from the state agencies responsible for administering the public benefits — the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, State Water Resources Control Board and the Department of Water Resources — will discuss each public bene...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: January 22, 2019

California Water Commission Meeting to Discuss the Administration of Public Benefits

As part of the next steps in executing final funding agreements, the California Water Commission has initiated a series of meetings with project proponents and representatives to begin developing contracts for the administration of public benefits. For th...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: July 24, 2018

CWC Awards Maximum Conditional Eligibility Amount and Early Funding Request

The California Water Commission has awarded eight water storage projects, including the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project, the Maximum Conditional Eligibility Amount and Early Funding Request.

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates