Regardless of whether we've had a rainy winter season, our common sense water use prohibitions from the drought remain in place. Because no matter the water year, it's always a good idea to use water efficiently.
The 2019 Student Video Contest is part of the Districts Make the Difference public outreach campaign established by the California Special Districts Association to increase public awareness and understanding of special districts. Create a fun and informat...
Did you know we have an Interpretive Center out at Los Vaqueros Reservoir? There are exhibits on the cultural history of the area, animals, and the unique role Los Vaqueros plays in providing you clean and healthy water. Open on weekends.
The temperature is getting warmer and school is almost out! Whether you're taking a stroll or going for a bike ride on the trails near the Contra Costa Canal, please remember to be safe.
We recently participated in a STEAM Day event with over 300 sixth graders at Foothill Middle School in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.
Sean Hartman, our Crew Lead Mechanic, shared the intricate repair process of broken pipes, highlighting...
We recently had a joint Board Meeting with the Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) where we shared an update on the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project Phase 2 and toured Valley Water’s Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purificatio...
We’re celebrating Infrastructure Week (May 13-20, 2019) by highlighting the importance of having a reliable system to convey, treat, and deliver water to our customers. We rely on infrastructure every day to get water to our taps. Most Americans...
This is a reminder to our customers to always be alert and watch out for impostors presenting themselves as CCWD employees. You can call us 24-hours a day at 925-688-8095 to confirm the identity of the person at your door if you're ever concerned.
Every April at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir, we host a month-long competition to see which anglers can catch the three largest trout by weight!
On May 9, 1936, Contra Costa Water District was officially incorporated by the state after a landslide vote by the public. We’re so proud to be part of an organization that continues to provide safe, reliable drinking water.
Drinking Water Week is observed annually in May to recognize the critical role drinking water plays in our daily lives. We encourage our customers to learn more about the source of their drinking water and why its protection is critical to our health.
The original Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Dam dedication was celebrated on May 2, 1998. We expanded it in 2012 and are now working with local agency partners toward another potential expansion.
“Passage of the Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act allows the Contra Costa Water District to implement long-overdue improvements to the canal,” Rep. DeSaulnier said.
Illustrate the importance of the Contra Costa Canal and be featured in our 2020 calendar!
In the news recently, there’s been discussion about earthquakes in California. We make sure to account for potential weak spots in our system and strengthen them by making necessary upgrades to infrastructure to prepare for the next earthquake.
District crews completed the annual cleaning of the Contra Costa Loop Canal. You may notice it begin to refill in the coming days, and it will be fully operational by April 15.
We interviewed a Martinez resident who participated in the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program about his experiences through the process. Check it out to learn about his transformation from lawn to garden.
Create the garden of your dreams at the Contra Costa Home and Garden Show this weekend! Visit our booth for info and ideas about sustainable, water efficient landscaping.