News Flash

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Addressing Coronavirus Concerns

Due to recent concerns about the coronavirus, we want to assure customers that our treatment facilities are running 24/7 as usual to provide you reliable, high-quality water. Also, starting March 17, we are limiting access to some District facilities.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Announcing this year's Water Awareness Youth Art Contest

This year's water awareness youth art contest focuses on the importance of water in our lives. The contest is open to children ages 8 to 18 years who reside in our service area for a chance to be featured in our 2021 calendar.

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Spring Forward Reminder: Don't forget to adjust your sprinkler timer!

It's time to set your clocks forward and adjust your sprinkler timer settings. Also, this is a good opportunity to replace your sprinkler timer's back up battery. Check out our month by month watering schedule recommendations for your yard.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Final Environmental Documents now available for the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project

We've reached a milestone in the environmental documentation process of studying the possibility of increasing water storage capacity in the Los Vaqueros Reservoir from 160,000 acre-feet to 275,000 acre-feet and adding new conveyance facilities.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Bringing Water Education to the Classroom

The best way to develop wise users of our natural resources is through education, which is why our Water Education Programs reach nearly 30,000 elementary-school-aged students in our service area each year. There's still time to request a program!

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Thinking About Transitioning Your Lawn to a Water-Wise Garden?

Learn how to replace your old lawn with a beautiful landscape. Our Lawn to Garden Workshops offer a straightforward step-by-step process to keep your project on track. Get landscape design tips from experts, and apply for a rebate of up to $1,000 today.

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Spring Dates Announced for Full Day Tours of CCWD Facilities

Have you ever wondered where the water comes from when you turn on your faucet? Join us for a day of learning about your water system. Tour major facilities that make your tap water some of the best in the country.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

2019 Annual Report

Learn about changes and accomplishments over the past year - from delivering on promises during power shutoffs to streamlining design and construction of more than 11,000 linear feet of pipeline to keep your water flowing.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Local Students Discover the Delta

Every year in January and February, we sponsor Delta Discovery Voyages for 4,000 local students through our Water Education Program. What better way to learn about water than to go directly to the source?

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Annual Contra Costa Loop Canal Cleaning

Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop from Clyde to the Martinez Reservoir. This year, certain portions of the Canal trail will be closed temporarily during the cleaning. Signs will be posted in advance.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Board Adopts 2020 Rate Adjustment

The District’s Board of Directors adopted the proposed rate adjustment after a public hearing at the Board Meeting on January 8, 2020. Changes to rates and charges take effect February 1, 2020.

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

The Facts About Recent Water Efficiency Laws

Yes, you're allowed to shower and do a load of laundry on the same day. No, there isn't a fine for exceeding 55 gallons per person per day. Some news reports provide inaccurate information regarding recent water efficiency laws.

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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 21, 2019

Steve Welch to Become New General Manager of CCWD

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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: 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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