The average household's leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year and 10 percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.
Representatives from 11 local water, wastewater, and recycled water agencies, including Contra Costa Water District, recently joined forces for the annual Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair.
The Act, which is part of the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, authorizes the U.S. Department of the Interior to transfer ownership of Contra Costa Canal System to the Contra Costa Water District.
The District’s Board of Directors approved the proposed rate structure changes and the rate adjustment at a public hearing on January 2, 2019. Changes are effective February 1, 2019.
We are presenting several informative and inspiring workshops to prepare you for a successful lawn conversion. You'll receive advice from professional landscape designers and hear from a customer's perspective about their lessons learned.
Did you know that 99 percent of the water we serve flows through the Contra Costa Canal? Go behind the scenes on our tour to learn how this vital infrastructure works!
It's that time of year again, when the Golden Eagles begin their nesting at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir and Watershed. In order to give them their space during this sensitive time, we'll be temporarily closing some trails.
The new year is a great time for new habits. Small changes to your daily water use habits can make a big difference. Take control of your water use today with the help of CCWD and WaterSmart.
Every year in January and February, we sponsor Delta Discovery Voyages for 4,000 local fifth grade students. What better way to learn about water than to go directly to the source?
“This is commonsense legislation to facilitate much-needed safety improvements to the Contra Costa Canal,” said Senator Feinstein. “Transferring the title will help save lives and modernize the Contra Costa Canal system.”
Last month, we replaced about one mile of unlined Contra Costa Canal in the Oakley area with a buried 10-foot diameter reinforced concrete pipeline. The main goal of this project is to enhance public safety and security. This project is also an investment...
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2018 includes an overview of the District and thorough financial information related to our operations, control, maintenance, and debt administration. The District strives to be fiscally conservati...
District crews began draining the loop portion of the Contra Costa Canal mid-December 2018 in anticipation of regular annual cleaning. Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop from Clyde to the Martinez Reservoir.
The rain gauge is one of the easiest tools for everyone to use to measure precipitation. With the local forecast showing a slight chance of rain soon, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up your free rain gauge and start tracking!
Continued drought conditions prompt unprecedented action locally and statewide. Start saving water now.
It's that time of year again, when the Golden Eagles begin their nesting at the watershed. In order to give them their space during this sensitive time, we'll be temporarily closing some trails.
We're number 8 on this list of Delta Destinations for 2019!
If you are looking for plenty of hiking options from moderate to somewhat strenuous and what to take in plenty of stunning vistas, wildlife, with minimal crowds, then head to the hills on the western edge of the Delta.
Sen. Feinstein, Sen. Harris and Rep. DeSaulnier introduced legislation to transfer federal ownership of the Contra Costa Canal System to Contra Costa Water District, taking an important step toward modernizing the aging water supply aqueduct.
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...