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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Board Member Appointed by Contra Costa Water District

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2022Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Patt Young selected as Director of Division 1

Concord – On Wednesday, June 15, the Contra Costa Water District’s (CCWD) Board of Di...

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CCWD News Releases
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: June 8, 2022

CCWD General Manager Retiring After Three Decades in Water

For Immediate Release: June 8, 2022Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – After over 30 years working in the professional world of water, Contra Costa Water District’s (CCWD) General Man...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment

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

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided to fill a vacancy on its Board by appointment, as provid...

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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: April 7, 2022

CCWD Board President Lisa M. Borba Announces Resignation from Board of Directors effective 4/22/2022

For Immediate Release: April 7, 2022Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – During the Board meeting on April 6, Contra Costa Water District’s Board President, Lisa M. Borba, announced that she will resign from the B...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority Formed

News Release

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2021

Contacts: see statements below

Brentwood – The Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project (Project) passed a significant milestone today in officially filing agreements needed to form a Joint Powers ...

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Website for the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority

October 7, 2021 With the formation of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority, there is now also a website, losvaquerosjpa.com, with information specific to JPA members, meetings, and future procurement opportunities.

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Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Contra Costa Water District Asks Customers for 10% Voluntary Conservation

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2021Contact: Jennifer Allen, (925) 688-8041 office, (925) 297-9739 mobile

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors endorsed a Stage 1 water shortage level at its July 7, 2021 meeting and is now aski...

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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...

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CCWD News Releases
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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CCWD News Releases
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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CCWD News Releases
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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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Legislation to Grant Contra Costa Water District Ownership of Canal System

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.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Seeking State Funding for Ecosystem Improvement

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.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Water Level at Los Vaqueros Reservoir Rises to a New High

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.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Watch For Phone Scammers Demanding Immediate Water Payments

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2016
Contact: 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...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

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For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016
Contact: 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...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2016

Water District Board Vacancy To Be Filled By Appointment

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Allen, 925-688-8041 (office) / 925-297-9739 (cell) Water District Board Vacancy to be filled by Appointment CONCORD The Contra Costa Water District (District) Board of Directors has decided to fil...

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CCWD News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2016

CCWD Board President Joseph L. Campbell Announces Retirement

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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...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2015

Management Changes Announced at Contra Costa Water District

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2015
Contact: 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...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Helpful Guide To Saving Your Trees & Water During the Drought

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.

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CCWD

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015
Contact: Jerry Brown, General Manager, 925-688-8034 (Office) or email atjbrown@ccwater.com

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Contra Costa Water District

CONCORD - The Contra Costa Water Distr...Read on...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2015

CCWD Approves 2015 Drought Management Plan

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...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Utility Relocation Begins on Balflour Road Interchange at State Route 4

March 26, 2015
Press 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...

CCWD News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2015

Thousands of Contra Costa Students Participate in Delta Discovery Voyage

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Allen, CCWD: (925) 688-8041
Thousands of Contra Costa Students
Participate in Educational Delta Voyages

CONCORD – Nearly 4,500 Central and Eastern Contra...Read on...

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