Whether it's indoors or outdoors, a residence or a business, we're here to to help you use water efficiently.
Did you know that 50% of outdoor water use is wasted because of inaccurate sprinkler settings and not adapting to the seasons? Smart Irrigation Controllers adjust the watering schedule automatically as the weather changes.
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...
On Saturday, October 5, we're hosting the annual Catch A Special Thrill (C.A.S.T) event at the Los Vaqueros Marina. It’s a free event that pairs students with special needs and their families with local volunteer fishing experts for a day of fishing!
Schedule a free Water Wise House Call with one of our Water Conservation Technician's, who can help you identify water savings and learn how to use water efficiently.
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...
Thank you to everyone who participated and voted! We received many worthy entries in this year's contest. More than 700 ballots were cast by members of our community.
Reserve your spot on a free tour of Contra Costa Water District. You’ll go behind the scenes to learn how this vital infrastructure works!
The future is bright for the water industry, as two students from De La Salle High School in Concord, California attended a recent CCWD Board meeting where they received certificates and monetary awards for their winning science projects. The students too...
During high fire risk periods, PG&E may turn off electricity in designated areas when extreme fire danger conditions are forecast. CCWD has an action plan should we lose power. Learn more about what this means for your water service and how to prepare.
As the water providers to more than 500,000 people, we take great effort and great pride in delivering a product that exceeds all drinking water standards set by the state and federal governments. This report is available in English and Spanish.
District staff recently participated in the Contra Costa Economic Partnership's Environmental Science Camp. The weeklong camp promotes STEAM and water industry jobs through the lens of environmental engineering giving local high school students the opport...
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 Peninsula and Peninsula Crest Trails will be closed to the public starting Monday, September 23. Please use caution on the trails.
When visiting the watershed, parking passes and day fishing passes are available for purchase at the entrance kiosks, but did you know you also need a California Department of Fish and Wildlife sport fishing license?
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...