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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Extreme Fire Danger today at Los Vaqueros

Fire danger today at Los Vaqueros Watershed is listed as Extreme. Smoking is not permitted outside enclosed vehicles and all fire sources, including use of barbecues is strictly prohibited. Please exercise caution.

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: October 1, 2018

Saving water this fall is as easy as 3-2-1!

Lawns and landscapes need less and less water throughout the fall. This is because during the fall, there are less and less hours of daylight. So, use the following schedule and keep your lawn and landscape looking great and your water bill low. ...

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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: September 20, 2018

Keeping Your Canal Clean

We're in the process of cleaning the Contra Costa Canal from Antioch to Clyde with a giant radio-controlled sled.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Congressman DeSaulnier Successfully Passes Legislation to Make Safety Improvements to Canal

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his bill to improve the Contra Costa Canal unanimously passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, and now heads to the Senate for consideration. The Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act (H.R. 6040) would tra...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Looking to Reduce Your Water Use? Schedule a Free Home Water Use Survey!

This is the time of year when water use goes up. We’re watering our yards more often and topping off our pools to combat evaporation. If you’re interested in getting the most value out of every drop, schedule a free home water use survey.

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Animal Safety Along the Canal

Animal Safety

Recently, there have been some otter sightings in the canal. While cute and fun to watch, please do not feed or interact with wild animals. For the most part, the wildlife in or near our canal are able to navigate this facility on their own. Interacting w...

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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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