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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Pipeline Repairs May Cause Brief Traffic Delays on Marsh Creek Road

CCWD will be repairing a leaking pipe on Marsh Creek Road, causing brief 15 to 20 minute traffic delays starting Monday, July 24 and continuing through Aug. 4. The delays will be between Russelmann Park Road and Morgan Territory Road.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

We've Added Three More Examples of Beautiful Local 'Lawn To Garden' Conversions


We've added three more homes to our photo page of successful water-saving 'Lawn to Garden' projects within the District, including a spectacular yard in Clayton and our first from Pittsburg. We have 36 different homes on the page, with many more to come.

Posted on: July 10, 2017

CCWD Earns Transparency Certificate of Excellence

7/10 CCWD has earned the Transparency Certificate of Excellence from the Special District Leadership Foundation. In 2013, CCWD was the first to earn the biennial award; given to agencies that prove their activities are accessible to the public.

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

LV Expansion Environmental Documents Released, Two More Public Hearings Coming Up

Environmental documents for the proposed expansion of Los Vaqueros Reservoir are available for review, and two public hearing dates on the proposal remain in July. The expansion would increase the capacity of LV from 160,000 acre-feet to 275,000.

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Free Landscape Workshop Will Help You Replace Your Lawn With A Garden

Drought proof your home! This inspiring and informative workshop presented by CCWD staff is designed for homeowners interested in replacing their water-thirsty lawns with beautiful water efficient landscaping. It will be held Saturday, Aug. 12 at 9 a.m.

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

2016 Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

CCWD's 2016 Annual Water Quality Report is now available. The report provides CCWD, Diablo Water District, Antioch, Pittsburg and Martinez customers detailed information about the quality and source of their tap water.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

CCWD Initiates Water Rate Structure Study

The Contra Costa Water District is evaluating its rate structure. This study is designed to recommend changes to the existing rate structure. The District's Board of Directors will be discussing this study throughout the year.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Foggy Morning at LV Provides Opportunity For Photographer Marc Crumpler

A foggy morning in late January provided a great opportunity for local Landscape Photographer Marc Crumpler. He hiked up through the heavy fog up Los Vaqueros to the sunlight and caught these haunting photos of the watershed.

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Giant Sled Cleans Part of the Contra Costa Canal

See how we use a huge radio-controlled sled to clean a portion of the Contra Costa Canal. It acts like a giant squeegee to scrub mud and grime out of the canal twice a year.

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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.

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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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