News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Water Service during Power Loss

The recent winter storm in Texas that has led many water agencies to issue boil-water notices to residents is troubling and continues to be an ongoing struggle as they try to resolve issues with their power grid. This emergency is a reminder to be prepare...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Announcing this year’s Water Youth Awareness Art Contest

Illustrate the importance of water in your life and be featured in our 2022 calendar! Submit artwork focused on why you drink tap water, how your community uses tap water, how you use tap water efficiently, where tap water comes from, or how it's treated.

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Quagga Inspection Survey for Contra Loma Reservoir

East Bay Regional Park District manages recreation at Contra Costa Water District’s Contra Loma Reservoir. As part of an invasive mussel prevention grant program from the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways, the East Bay Reg...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

2021 Water Rates Effective February 1

Water rates pay for the purchase, treatment, transport, and delivery of safe, high-quality, and reliable water to your home or business. Learn more about how your rates sustain a complex water system and the 2021 rate adjustment.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Notice of Temporary Los Vaqueros Trails Closure

Every year beginning in late winter, Golden Eagle nesting activity in the Los Vaqueros Watershed is monitored and trails and public areas around the nests are closed. See details and a map of current trails that are closed starting February 1.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Rethink How You Use Your Water in 2021

Learn about free services for customers to help you manage your water use in our latest Conservation Newsletter. You can also sign up to receive more communications in the future about Conservation and water efficiency.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Get your 2021 Contra Costa Water District Wall Calendar

This wall calendar features artwork from 14 talented local youths highlighting the value of water in our everyday lives. See a list of locations where you can safely pick up your free copy today.

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Employees Give Back

CCWD employees have always been passionate about supporting the community through charitable donations and volunteerism, and this year is no exception. See how employees gave back through various organizations in 2020.

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Water Wednesdays

Join us for engaging and entertaining online water education programs on select Wednesdays that will include virtual tours, classroom presentations, and live interviews with our team so you can learn how we deliver safe, clean drinking water!

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Lobby Reopening

Our lobby is now open, with modified hours, for customers to make payments and seek in-person customer service. Learn more in our video about how we've reconfigured the lobby to protect your health and our employees’ health on your next visit.

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Annual Loop Canal Cleaning Starting in December

Each winter, we conduct a full cleaning of 21 miles of the Contra Costa Loop Canal from Clyde to the Martinez Reservoir. The annual cleaning is performed during the winter months when water usage is low and customer impacts can be minimized.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Keep Yourself Safe from Scammers

Over the phone or in person, CCWD employees are happy to provide identification. Here are some helpful tips if you suspect someone is impersonating one of our employees.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

CCWD Achieves Sustainable Utility Management Award

Contra Costa Water District was one of nine utilities awarded the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) Sustainable Water Utility Management Award at this year's Virtual AMWA Executive Management Conference. This marks the second time the Dist...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

California Water Professionals Appreciation Week

This California Water Professionals Appreciation Week (October 3-11, 2020), we're grateful for our dedicated team of essential workers who keep the water flowing 24/7. Thank you!

CCWD drinking water is safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) and availabl...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Announcing Contra Costa Water District’s 2021 Wall Calendars

Congratulations to the 14 talented local youths whose art is featured each month in our 2021 wall calendar! Watch a video announcement from our Board of Directors and see where to pick up your copy of the calendar.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Water Education Reimagined in a Virtual Environment

We are reimagining our programs for the upcoming school year and working with school districts and educators to accommodate virtual learning. Registration is open for our virtual classroom programs and field trips.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2020Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Bette Boatmun to Close Out 46 Years on CCWD Board of Directors

Concord, CA – During the Contra Costa Water District’s (CCWD&...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Final Feasibility Report for the Phase 2 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project now available

The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Final Feasibility Report, which documents potential costs and benefits of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. 

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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: 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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