Check out our latest newsletter that covers topics relevant to conservation and water-use efficiency year-round, so we can always be prepared for fluctuations by using water more wisely and eliminating waste.
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.
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.
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.
We're anticipating overnight temperatures near or below freezing in some areas of Contra Costa County. Before a cold snap is the time to take action to protect your water pipes.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
We're currently undergoing our annual review of rates and charges that pay for the transport and delivery of safe, high-quality, and reliable water. A public rate hearing will be held by the Board of Directors on January 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Our employees recently donated coats to children and adults in need through One Warm Coat’s Coat Drive program. One Warm Coat is a national non-profit organization that works to provide a free, warm coat to any person in need and raises awarenes...
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...
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!
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...
For Immediate Release: August 2019Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, firstname.lastname@example.orgTransparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District
Concord, CA — The Contra Costa Water District received the District Transpar...
The largest lake in the Bay Area, Los Vaqueros Reservoir, is 93% full with a spring-like surface temperature of 62 degrees and the surrounding hills glowing in electric greens. To the raptors that live there, it feels a lot like spring...
As of January 31, several trail closures are in effect to protect nesting Golden Eagles at the watershed.
Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Assistant General Manager Steve Welch to become...
Sen. Feinstein, Sen. Harris and Rep. DeSaulnier introduced legislation to transfer federal ownership of the Contra Costa Canal System to Contra Costa Water District, taking an important step toward modernizing the aging water supply aqueduct.
With $2.7 billion available in state funding available for water storage projects, CCWD is working with partners to secure over $400 million to pay for public benefits of expanding the Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
After leaning on Los Vaqueros Reservoir for supply during the drought, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is pleased to announce that the reservoir is now holding more water than it ever has for its customers.
CCWD announced it has signed a settlement agreement with the California Department of Water Resources that will protect District customers,facilities, and operations if the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix, aka the “twin tunnels”, is built.
For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)
Watch for Phone Scammers Demanding Immediate Water Payments
CONCORD – The Contra Costa Water District has received reports from several cus...Read on...
For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)
CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard
CONCORD – Since 2012, more than a million square-feet of ...Read on...
Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment
CONCORD The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided...Read on...
CONCORD - At the board meeting on January 6, Contra Costa Water District’s (District) Board President, Joseph L. Campbell, announced that he will be retiring after 24 years of representing the community on important water issues. Campbell will be taking u...Read on...
For Immediate Release: September 3, 2015Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager 925-688-8034
Management Changes Announced at Contra Costa Water District
CONCORD – A change in management at the Contra Costa Water District (District) will take effec...Read on...
Here are some useful tips on ways to ensure the trees in your yard survive the drought. Various state agencies and associations have put this guide together.
For Immediate Release: June 4, 2015Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)
CCWD Approves 2015 Drought Management ProgramConservation goals are consistent with state mandates
Concord – On Wednesday, June 3, the Co...Read on...
For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)
CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/ProhibitionsContinued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally a...Read on...
For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, 925-688-8034 (Office) or email email@example.com
Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District
CONCORD - The Contra Costa Water Distr...Read on...
March 26, 2015Press Release
Utility Relocation Begins on Balfour Road Interchange at State Route 4
Contact:Linsey Willis, Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA): (925) 256-4728
Jennifer Allen, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa...Read on...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041 Thousands of Contra Costa StudentsParticipate in Educational Delta Voyages
CONCORD – Nearly 4,500 Central and Eastern Contra...Read on...