News Flash

Posted on: June 20, 2019

Setting your sprinklers? Avoid the 9-to-5

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.

Prohibited water uses... District News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Districts Make the Difference Video Contest

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...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Visit our Interpretive Center at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir

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.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Be safe around the Contra Costa Canal

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.

Learn how... District News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

District participates in STEAM Day at local middle school

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...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Joint Board Meeting with Valley Water

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...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Infrastructure Week

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...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Watch for CCWD Impostors

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.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Winners of the Los Vaqueros Trout Derby announced!

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!

See this year's winners... District News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

CCWD Celebrates 83 Years

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.

Learn more about our history... District News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Drinking Water Week

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.

Additional Info... District News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Dam Dedication Anniversary

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.

Learn more... District News
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Major changes in store for Contra Costa Canal as ownership transfers to CCWD

“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.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Announcing this year's Water Awareness Youth Art Contest

Illustrate the importance of the Contra Costa Canal and be featured in our 2020 calendar!

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Earthquake Preparedness

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.

Want to know how you can prepare? District News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Loop Canal Cleaning Complete

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.

Additional Info and Map... District News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Lawn to Garden Participant Profile

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.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Contra Costa Spring Home and Garden Show

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.

Event Info and FREE tickets... District News