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Posted on: April 28, 2017

District Offers New 'Laundry to Landscape' Greywater $50 Rebate

For a limited time, CCWD is offering rebates of up to $50 as an incentive for customers to install a Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater System that uses discharge water from a single domestic clothes washer for landscape watering.

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Posted on: April 16, 2017

Some Delta DeAnza Trails Temporarily Closed For Canal Work

Some trails on the Delta DeAnza Trail in Antioch will be closed as the District works to clean the Contra Costa Canal. Watch for heavy equipment along the trail. The work will continue until about Mid-May.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

CCWD Up-To-Date On Emergency Action Plan For Los Vaqueros Dam

Storms this winter have presented serious challenges at some reservoirs around the state. In response, Governor Brown has called for increased funding and action to ensure dam safety at all reservoirs. The Contra Costa Water District is up-to-date on its ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Our Renewed Mulch Coupons Save Money & Water

One of the best ways to save water in your garden is by using mulch. What's better, mulch will cut down on your weed growth. Print our new -- renewed through 2018 -- coupons, buy mulch, and you can save some money while saving water.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

New $50 Pool Cover Rebate Helps Save Water

CCWD is now offering a $50 rebate for pool covers. The covers reduce evaporation in swimming pools, which saves water. These rebates will only be available for a limited time, and apply only to new covers made for pools, not spas.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

CCWD Spring Tours Are Fully Booked, We Have A Waiting List

CCWD has a program that allows customers to tour its facilities. These free bus tours will be held May 5 and 12. Both tours are fully booked, but please call if you would like to be placed on the waiting list for our spring or upcoming fall tours.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Newsletter Discusses LV Expansion Plans

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Los Vaqueros expansion is the topic in CCWD's Spring 2017 "On Tap" newsletter. Studies underway now could result in the reservoir's expansion by up to 72% to 275,000 acre-feet, while bringing benefits to District customers and neighboring agencies.

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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: January 3, 2017

Two Free Workshops on Converting Lawns to Gardens Set For This Year

Where:      Contra Costa Water District

                    1331 Concord Avenue, Concord


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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Our New Video Shows How to Keep Bunch Grass Healthy & Beautiful

Many people who converted their lawns to gardens planted bunch grass. To keep it beautiful and healthy, you should trim it once a year. In our new short video, CCWD's Chris Dundon shows you how easy it is.

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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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