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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Making the Most of the Rain with Rain Gardens and Rainwater Harvesting

Most years, Contra Costa County gets a decent amount of rainfall. The rain that falls on your home and garden is a free supply of water that can save you money and protect our water supply.

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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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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Water Education for Teachers at Bollman Water Treatment Plant

Each year, local educators join CCWD, the Water Education Foundation and Project WET Foundation for a day of free water education instruction to integrate all things water into the classroom. Check out our video of the recent training!

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

‘Dark Waters’ Substances Not Detected in CCWD Water Supply

A new feature film raises questions about the safety of drinking water supplies. Testing has confirmed that water from CCWD is safe to drink and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are not detected in our supply.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Steve Welch to Become New General Manager of CCWD

Steve Welch Headshot

For Immediate Release: November 21, 2019

Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Assistant General Manager Steve Welch to become the new G...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Your Drinking Water Is Safe: Letter To The Editor

A recent story in Patch about a water-quality report prepared by the Environmental Working Group has prompted residents to contact the East Bay Municipal Utility District and Contra Costa Water District about the test results.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Tap water safety

This week, a report was released that raised questions about the safety of tap water. At Contra Costa Water District, we take our responsibility to deliver safe, high-quality tap water very seriously and take all necessary steps to meet and exceed state a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

CCWD Board Member elected to serve on ACWA Region 5 Board

Director Ernesto A. Avila was recently elected to serve on a regional board for the Association of California Water Agencies for the 2020-21 term.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Calendar Contest Winners Presentation at Board Meeting

Thank you to everyone who participated by submitting artwork for this year's 2020 wall calendar. We received many worthy entries in this year's contest. The winners were recognized at our Board Meeting on October 16, 2019.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff this week

PG&E has announced a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event to begin as soon as Wednesday morning that will impact the Bay Area, including parts of our service area. Over the past few months, Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) has been prep...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

CCWD General Manager Leaving Post After a Decade of Leadership

GM Jerry Brown

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2019

Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – After almost a decade of leading Contra Costa Water District (CCWD), General Manager Jerry Brown has announced that he will be leaving his...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Utility Box Art Project

Concord Utility Box Art Project

The Concord Art Association partnered with the City of Concord to create an outdoor art gallery by covering eleven utility boxes at Todos Santos Plaza and the surrounding area with artwork created by local artists. Two of the utility boxes were Contra Cos...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Preparedness Month

Is your household prepared for an emergency? This National Preparedness Month, we’re encouraging our customers to be prepared for any type of disaster. AND we’re sharing how we’ve prepared for PG&E's potential Public Safe...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

CCWD employee receives local Leadership in Sustainability Award

Chris Dundon

Chris Dundon, our Water Efficiency Supervisor, is one of this year’s Sustainable Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability Award recipients. He is being celebrated for his outstanding contributions and commitment to a healthy environment, econom...

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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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