Nesting golden eagles are commonly found at Los Vaqueros this time of year. In order to protect them, specific trails will be closed.
Know what's biting at Los Vaqueros. We have a weekly fishing report that helps you get ready for your next fishing adventure.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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...
Every year thousands of gallons of free water fall on our houses and properties, and eventually down spouts that lead to the gutter where it flows away. However, that rainwater is a valuable commodity that can be used on landscapes and gardens.
Drought proof your home! This inspiring and informative workshop is designed for homeowners interested in replacing their water-thirsty lawns with beautiful water efficient landscaping. Experts will provide advice on landscape design, plants, and drip irr...
We've added 12 new homes to our photo page of completed local lawn to garden projects, meaning we now have 57 projects for you to look over and get ideas for landscaping your new water-saving garden. You'll see recently-completed gardens & mature ones.
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!
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.
Contra Costa Water District performed well this year. We made investments to sustain reliable water delivery well into the future. We built upon strong relationships with our customers and our partners.
In a step toward expanding the state’s water storage capacity, the California Water Commission today released initial technical reviews for 11 water storage projects seeking $2.7 billion in funding under the Proposition 1 Water Storage Investment Program.
The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Draft Feasibility Report documenting draft findings of the potential costs, benefits and impacts of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir (LVE) Expansion Project.
As voted on by the Board on January 3, 2018, the adopted adjustments to rates and charges are effective Feb. 1, 2018.
We think the best way to develop wise users of our natural resources is through education. Every year, we reach more than 25,000 students through stimulating, age-appropriate and fun-filled educational experiences in the classroom, on a field trip&mda...
Cold winter weather should serve as a reminder to ensure your home's water pipes are protected. Low temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and burst; which creates major damage to your home and wastes water.
The CCWD reminds customers to watch out for imposters representing themselves as water district employees (or another utility representative) to scam area residents.
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.