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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?

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: 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


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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