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Posted on: January 16, 2018

2018 Delta Discovery Voyage

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...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Water Rate Proposal for 2018

The proposed water rates and charges were formally presented to the District's Board of Directors at a Public Hearing on Jan. 3, 2018. The Board voted to adopt the proposed adjustments. Changes to rates and charges will become effective Feb. 1, 2018.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Annual Contra Costa Loop Canal Cleaning

On January 2, 2018, District crews began draining the loop portion of the Contra Costa Canal (Canal) in anticipation of regular annual cleaning. Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Road Repairs Near Marina May Cause Minor Traffic Delays

CCWD is repairing a small section of Los Vaqueros Road near the Marina. This necessary work to repair damage caused by last winter's storms may cause minor traffic delays for visitors to the Los Vaqueros Watershed. Work will continue through January.

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Cold Winter Temps Are a Reminder to Make Sure Water Pipes Are Protected

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.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

2018 California Fishing Licenses Available At Los Vaqueros Marina

The 2018 California Resident Sport Fishing License is now available at the Los Vaqueros Marina. It will be required on Jan. 1, 2018. The Marina also has one-day state licenses. Please bring your current license with you to speed processing time.

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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: 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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