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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Drought Tips for Indoor Water Use - WaterSaver Newsletter

As winter and the holiday season approach, California water providers are bracing for what could be the fourth dry year in a row. Your conservation efforts are helping and the need continues to conserve in Contra Costa. See our drought tips for indoors.

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Fall into savings this fall! - WaterSaver Newsletter

Learn how you can maximize your savings this fall season with tips from our WaterSaver Newsletter.

This issue includes helpful information about irrigation controllers, protecting trees, pool covers, and more!

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Contra Costa Water District Approves Temporary Drought Surcharge

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2022Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Surcharge will apply to water use starting July 1, 2022

Concord – Following a public hearing Wednesday night, Contra Costa Water District’s Bo...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Contra Costa Water District Asks for 15% Conservation to Address Drought

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2022Contact: Oliver Symonds, (925) 688-8010 office, (925) 588-8319 mobile

Concord – Facing a third consecutive dry year and responding to a new executive order from Gov. Newsom aimed at bolstering statewide water supplies, ...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2022

As Western Drought Worsens, Governor Newsom Moves to Bolster Regional Conservation Efforts

Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order on March 28, 2022, calling on local water suppliers, like Contra Costa Water District, to activate drought contingency plans. See the full details of the Executive Order and CCWD's plan.

View Gov. Newsom's Executive Order.

View CCWD's Water Shortage Contingency Plan in our Urban Water Management Plan (PDF).

View CCWD's Drought & Water Efficiency Portal.

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Drought News and Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Fix Leaks Around Your Home

Leaks are often the cause of high water bills. The US EPA’s annual Fix a Leak Week, March 14-20, 2022, is a great reminder of how important it is to check for leaks around your home. According to the US EPA, the average household's leak...

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Conservation News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Spring 2022 Water-Wise Landscaping Webinar Series

Now is the perfect time to make your landscape more resilient to drought! We has an upcoming series of landscaping webinars in March and April 2022 to help customers with landscape water efficiency improvements and how to create a water-wise garden.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

This New Year, Let's Resolve to Conserve in Contra Costa

With the ongoing drought across California, water conservation should be on everyone’s list of New Year’s resolutions. And of all the resolutions on your list, you might find conserving water is the easiest one to keep! Learn how with My Water Report.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

‘Tis the Season to Conserve

The holidays are here and as community health restrictions ease, you probably have a lot on your mind as you consider playing host to friends and family. Here’s another thing you’ll want to consider: increased water use. During this time of year, the aver...

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District News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Drought Program Proposed

CCWD Board of Directors to consider initiating a Stage 1 water shortage level based on updates to the 2021 water supply and water conservation program at the July 7, 2021 Board Meeting.

See meeting agenda for details. Drought News and Updates