News Flash

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.

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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 23, 2019

Take control of your water use today

The new year is a great time for new habits. Small changes to your daily water use habits can make a big difference. Take control of your water use today with the help of CCWD and WaterSmart.

Track your water use and get personalized tips. 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 11, 2019

Press Release: Congressman DeSaulnier and Senator Feinstein Introduce Legislation

“This is commonsense legislation to facilitate much-needed safety improvements to the Contra Costa Canal,” said Senator Feinstein. “Transferring the title will help save lives and modernize the Contra Costa Canal system.”

Read the press release. 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
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Protect your water pipes from freezing

Recent overnight temperatures have been dropping to near or below freezing in some areas of Contra Costa County. Now is the time to take action to protect your water pipes.

Learn how... District News
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Employees raise funds for local and international non-profits

Food Drive 2018

Over the past few weeks, water district employees have spent their own time and money giving back to the community in various ways. Employees donated more than 300 pounds of non-perishable food to the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. Several employ...

See their impact...

District News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Annual Contra Costa Loop Canal Cleaning

District crews began draining the loop portion of the Contra Costa Canal mid-December 2018 in anticipation of regular annual cleaning. Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop from Clyde to the Martinez Reservoir.

Additional Info and Map... District News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Board President and Vice President win unanimous vote

On December 19, the CCWD Board of Directors unanimously chose Division 1 Director Lisa M. Borba as President, and Division 5 Director Connstance Holdaway as Vice President, effective immediately. Both will serve in those positions for the next two-year te...

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Additional info about the Board... District News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Watch for CCWD Impostors

Stay alert and watch out for impostors presenting themselves as water district employees. To confirm the identity of a person at your front door, call 925-688-8095.

More info available... District News
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: 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!

Free Water Conservation Devices. District News