The Contra Costa Water District is undertaking its annual review of rates and charges that support the delivery of safe and reliable water to your home or business. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 3.
CCWD offices will be closed both days of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Marina will be open regular hours - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. - on both days. If you have a water-related emergency, please call (925) 688-8374.
The Contra Costa Water District's investment in water storage and other facilities is protected, even if the state builds a possible "smaller scale" Delta tunnel facility. The settlement agreement signed with the state in 2016 ensures that protection.
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.
The latest edition of the WaterSaver E-Newsletter showcases a Martinez homeowner who successfully converted his lawn into a beautiful garden that attracts bees and hummingbirds to the couple's home.
With $2.7 billion available in state funding available for water storage projects, Contra Costa Water District is working with partners to secure over $400 million to pay for public benefits of expanding the Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
Outdoor Photographer Steve Goodall was frustrated when he couldn't shoot photos of many animals from the trails at Los Vaqueros. So he changed tactics, rented a boat and then saw plenty of wildlife that he's shared with us.
Two star gazing nights, adventures for scouts, fishing clinics and the Tarantula Run are some of the activities detailed in the new Fall Los Vaqueros Activity guide. Our presentations include "Grossology!", "Arachnophobia" and several hikes are planned.
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.
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.
The CCWD reminds customers to watch out for imposters representing themselves as water district employees (or another utility representative) to scam area residents.