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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Thinking About Transitioning Your Lawn to a Water-Wise Garden?

Learn how to replace your old lawn with a beautiful landscape. Our Lawn to Garden Workshops offer a straightforward step-by-step process to keep your project on track. Get landscape design tips from experts, and apply for a rebate of up to $1,000 today.

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Spring Dates Announced for Full Day Tours of CCWD Facilities

Have you ever wondered where the water comes from when you turn on your faucet? Join us for a day of learning about your water system. Tour major facilities that make your tap water some of the best in the country.

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Prevent Your Water Pipes From Freezing

We're anticipating overnight temperatures near or below freezing in some areas of Contra Costa County. Before a cold snap is the time to take action to protect your water pipes.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

2019 Annual Report

Learn about changes and accomplishments over the past year - from delivering on promises during power shutoffs to streamlining design and construction of more than 11,000 linear feet of pipeline to keep your water flowing.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Local Students Discover the Delta

Every year in January and February, we sponsor Delta Discovery Voyages for 4,000 local students through our Water Education Program. What better way to learn about water than to go directly to the source?

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Annual Contra Costa Loop Canal Cleaning

Each winter, the District conducts a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Canal loop from Clyde to the Martinez Reservoir. This year, certain portions of the Canal trail will be closed temporarily during the cleaning. Signs will be posted in advance.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Board Adopts 2020 Rate Adjustment

The District’s Board of Directors adopted the proposed rate adjustment after a public hearing at the Board Meeting on January 8, 2020. Changes to rates and charges take effect February 1, 2020.

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

The Facts About Recent Water Efficiency Laws

Yes, you're allowed to shower and do a load of laundry on the same day. No, there isn't a fine for exceeding 55 gallons per person per day. Some news reports provide inaccurate information regarding recent water efficiency laws.

Get the facts from ACWA... District News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Public Rate Hearing set for January 8 at 6:30 p.m.

We're currently undergoing our annual review of rates and charges that pay for the transport and delivery of safe, high-quality, and reliable water. A public rate hearing will be held by the Board of Directors on January 8 at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Employee Coat Drive to Support Local Families

Our employees recently donated coats to children and adults in need through One Warm Coat’s Coat Drive program. One Warm Coat is a national non-profit organization that works to provide a free, warm coat to any person in need and raises awarenes...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Making the Most of the Rain with Rain Gardens and Rainwater Harvesting

Most years, Contra Costa County gets a decent amount of rainfall. The rain that falls on your home and garden is a free supply of water that can save you money and protect our water supply.

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

How Water Agencies Delivered Reliable Water Service During Power Shutoffs

For immediate release: December 6, 2019

Contacts: Sharene Gonzales, Alameda County Water District (510) 668-4208Jennifer Allen, Contra Costa Water District, (925) 297-9739Sue Stephenson, Dublin San Ramon Services District, (925) 875-2295Andrea Pook, East B...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Water Education for Teachers at Bollman Water Treatment Plant

Each year, local educators join CCWD, the Water Education Foundation and Project WET Foundation for a day of free water education instruction to integrate all things water into the classroom. Check out our video of the recent training!

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Steve Welch to Become New General Manager of CCWD

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For Immediate Release: November 21, 2019

Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Assistant General Manager Steve Welch to become the new G...

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: August 2019Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, jbrown@ccwater.comTransparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

Concord, CA — The Contra Costa Water District received the District Transpar...

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