News Flash

Posted on: November 11, 2019

Your Drinking Water Is Safe: Letter To The Editor

A recent story in Patch about a water-quality report prepared by the Environmental Working Group has prompted residents to contact the East Bay Municipal Utility District and Contra Costa Water District about the test results.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Tap water safety

This week, a report was released that raised questions about the safety of tap water. At Contra Costa Water District, we take our responsibility to deliver safe, high-quality tap water very seriously and take all necessary steps to meet and exceed state a...

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District News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

CCWD Board Member elected to serve on ACWA Region 5 Board

Director Ernesto A. Avila was recently elected to serve on a regional board for the Association of California Water Agencies for the 2020-21 term.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Calendar Contest Winners Presentation at Board Meeting

Thank you to everyone who participated by submitting artwork for this year's 2020 wall calendar. We received many worthy entries in this year's contest. The winners were recognized at our Board Meeting on October 16, 2019.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Post-earthquake update

Fault Crossing Topline

We inspected our major facilities and all were unaffected. In the event any large water pipes were to fail, we have strategically located bypass connections along the Concord fault, which would allow crews to rapidly resume water service by deploying a la...

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District News
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff this week

PG&E has announced a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event to begin as soon as Wednesday morning that will impact the Bay Area, including parts of our service area. Over the past few months, Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) has been prep...

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District News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

CCWD General Manager Leaving Post After a Decade of Leadership

GM Jerry Brown

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2019

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

Concord – After almost a decade of leading Contra Costa Water District (CCWD), General Manager Jerry Brown has announced that he will be leaving his...

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District News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Utility Box Art Project

Concord Utility Box Art Project

The Concord Art Association partnered with the City of Concord to create an outdoor art gallery by covering eleven utility boxes at Todos Santos Plaza and the surrounding area with artwork created by local artists. Two of the utility boxes were Contra Cos...

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District News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Preparedness Month

Is your household prepared for an emergency? This National Preparedness Month, we’re encouraging our customers to be prepared for any type of disaster. AND we’re sharing how we’ve prepared for PG&E's potential Public Safe...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

CCWD employee receives local Leadership in Sustainability Award

Chris Dundon

Chris Dundon, our Water Efficiency Supervisor, is one of this year’s Sustainable Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability Award recipients. He is being celebrated for his outstanding contributions and commitment to a healthy environment, econom...

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District News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Identify potential water savings

Schedule a free Water Wise House Call with one of our Water Conservation Technician's, who can help you identify water savings and learn how to use water efficiently.

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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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District News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Preparing for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

During high fire risk periods, PG&E may turn off electricity in designated areas when extreme fire danger conditions are forecast. CCWD has an action plan should we lose power. Learn more about what this means for your water service and how to prepare.

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