Posted on: September 15, 2016

Take a Look at These Beautiful LV Sunrise Photos From Marc Crumpler

Landscape and Wildlife Photographer Marc Crumpler has shared some of the spectacular sunrise photos he took from Morgan Territory on Sept. 1, 2016 of Los Vaqueros. These are stunning photos.

See the photos....
Posted on: June 28, 2016

LV App Keeps You Up-To-Date on Fishing, Hiking and More

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Our LV app that keeps you updated on what's going at the watershed is available for free at the Apple App Store and on Google Play.The free app includes a weekly fishing report, weather, calendars and more.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Take A Look At This In-Depth Los Vaqueros Podcast

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Save Mt. Diablo put together a wonderful 12-part podcast of the Los Vaqueros-area. It features history, interviews, hiking suggestions, great photos and much more.

Look here for all 12 chapters....
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Fishing Report Every Week on the Website

Know what's biting at Los Vaqueros. We have a weekly fishing report that helps you get ready for your next fishing adventure.

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Lead and Copper Testing Results for CCWD: All Results Well Below Federal Regulations

The Contra Costa Water District recently completed its every three-year testing for lead and copper as required by federal regulations. Consistent with previous years, all results came back well below regulations.

Read the Press Release
Posted on: May 19, 2016

CCWD Removes Drought Mandates, Temporary Drought Charge

The temporary drought charge and mandatory water-use reductions
for people in Central Contra Costa County have been removed after the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors voted to reverse most of last year’s water-use restrictions.

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

Contra Costa Water District Signs Agreement With Department of Water Resources

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.

Read the News Release
Posted on: March 3, 2016

Watch For Phone Scammers Demanding Immediate Water Payments

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016
Contact: 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...

The District has other guidelines
Posted on: February 10, 2016

CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

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For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016
Contact: 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...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Water District Board Vacancy To Be Billed By Appointment

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment

CONCORD The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

CCWD Board President Joseph L. Campbell Announces Retirement

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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...

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Management Changes Announced at Contra Costa Water District

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2015
Contact: 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...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Helpful Guide To Saving Your Trees & Water During the Drought

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.

Look here.
Posted on: June 4, 2015

CCWD Approves 2015 Drought Management Plan

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...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015
Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell)

CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally a...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015
Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, 925-688-8034 (Office) or email atjbrown@ccwater.com

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

CONCORD - The Contra Costa Water Distr...Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Utility Relocation Begins on Balflour Road Interchange at State Route 4

March 26, 2015
Press 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...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Thousands of Contra Costa Students Participate in Delta Discovery Voyage

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041
Thousands of Contra Costa Students
Participate in Educational Delta Voyages

CONCORD – Nearly 4,500 Central and Eastern Contra...Read on...


Posted on: August 10, 2016

We've Added Three New Beautiful Photos of Local Lawn to Garden Projects

We've added new photos of three Lawn to Garden projects to our page of completed projects.. We have "before and after" photos of 24 yards from throughout the District. Not only do they look great, but these gardens all save water.

Look at These Beautiful Gardens
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Talk to Our Water Experts at Home & Garden Show, Print Free Tickets

We have free tickets to the Fall Home & Garden Show at the Concord Pavilion Oct. 21-23. Be sure to visit the CCWD booth to talk to our experts about saving water, or converting your lawn into a garden. Print the tickets below and you'll get in free.

Print These Free Tickets (PDF)
Posted on: July 15, 2016

Car Wash Coupons Help You Save Money & Water

Our "Smart Wash Car Wash" help you save money and water. All the car washes listed recycled their water, and the coupons save you money. Just print the coupon, and your car will look great.

Get your car wash coupons
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Video Highlights New California Natives At Bette Boatmun Conservation Garden

Our latest video highlights the renovation of the Bette Boatmun Conservation Garden with new California native drought-tolerant plants. The garden is located at CCWD District Center, 1331 Concord Ave. in Concord, CA.

Take A Look At Our New Video
Posted on: March 3, 2016

Potential Federal Tax on Rebates

CCWD may be required to issue IRS 1099 tax forms to customers receiving rebates totaling $600 or more in a calendar year starting January 1, 2016.

Click here for more information.
Posted on: February 10, 2016

CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

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In the photo, CCWD's Bob Eagle shakes hands with Mr. Martin Hawco of Concord, owner of the one-millionth square-foot that was converted from lawn to water-wide landscaping.

Read The News Release
Posted on: January 6, 2016

New Videos Show You How to 'Lose A Lawn & Get A Garden'

CCWD teamed up with the Ruth Bancroft Garden to produce two new videos that show you how to lose your lawn and gain a garden. They take you through all the steps, show how it's done, and get a rebate! Take a look!

Take a look
Posted on: August 21, 2015

Grow Plants That Belong Where You Live

The California Native Plant Database is one of the best sources we've ever seen for finding all kinds of native plants that will thrive in your yard. More than 2,000 plants are cataloged. Take a look, and grow the plants that belong where you live.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

State of California Rebates for Turf and Toilets

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For details and program terms and conditions, click the link below:

Save Our Water Rebates
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Helpful Guide To Saving Your Trees & Water During the Drought

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.

Look here.
Posted on: July 2, 2015

Earn a Rebate of Up to $150 When You Purchase An Efficient Washer

The High-Efficiency Washing Machine Rebate Program provides a combined rebate of up to $150 from the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) and PG&E for District customers who purchase qualified high-efficiency clothes washers.

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Free Water Conservation Devices From CCWD

Stop by our office, and you can pick up some free water-saving devices like a shower head, hose nozzle, aerators or dye tablets for your toilets.

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

HEY TEACHERS! Free 'Project WET' Workshop Oct. 15 in Pleasant Hill

CCWD is sponsoring a free "Project Wet" workshop Saturday, Oct. 15 in Pleasant Hill. This workshop supplements existing curriculum to promote awareness of water resources & you can earn CEU credits. It lasts from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes lunch.

Deadline to Signup is Oct. 7, More Info Here
Posted on: August 10, 2016

We've Added Photos of Three More Local Lawn to Garden Projects

We've added three homes to our page of Lawn to Garden projects completed within the Contra Costa Water District. We now have "before and after" photos of 24 homes throughout the District. Not only do they look great, but these gardens save water.

Look at These Beautiful Gardens
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Lead and Copper Testing Results for CCWD: All Results Well Below Federal Regulations

The Contra Costa Water District recently completed its every three-year testing for lead and copper as required by federal regulations. Consistent with previous years, all results came back well below regulations.

Read the Press Release
Posted on: July 18, 2016

CCWD Removes Drought Mandates, Temporary Drought Charge

The temporary drought charge and mandatory water-use reductions for CCWD customers were rescinded in June after the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors voted to reverse most of last year’s water-use restrictions.

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 15, 2016

Car Wash Coupons Help You Save Money & Water

Our "Smart Wash Car Wash" help you save money and water. All the car washes listed recycled their water, and the coupons save you money. Just print the coupon, and your car will look great.

Get your car wash coupons
Posted on: March 29, 2016

CCWD Signs Agreement with DWR Preserving Water Quality For District

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.

Read more about the agreement
Posted on: June 28, 2016

LV App Keeps You Up-To-Date on Fishing, Hiking and More

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Our LV app that keeps you updated on what's going at the watershed is available for free at the Apple App Store and on Google Play.The free app includes a weekly fishing report, weather, calendars and more.

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 12, 2015

Watch for Imposters Posing As Utility Workers

The CCWD reminds customers to watch out for imposters representing themselves as water district employees (or another utility representative) to scam area residents.

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Posted on: April 16, 2015

CCWD Adopts 28% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions

Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.

Additional Info...