1. New Interim GM + Board Member Appointed at Dublin-San Ramon Water Services District

    10/9 Contra Costa Times A new board member and a new interim general manager have been appointed at the Dublin San Ramon Services District, the water supplier to 78,000 people. Read on...
  2. El Nino: When Will It Start Raining?

    10/9 Contra Costa Times One of the strongest El Niño winters ever recorded since modern records first began in 1950 continues to grow in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists reported Thursday. Read on...
  3. This Year's El Nino Still Looks Like A Whopper

    10/9 San Francisco Chronicle Federal forecasters on Thursday reinforced expectations of a strong El Niño this winter, saying there’s a 95 percent chance the burly weather phenomenon, often linked to rain in California, sticks around until spring Read on...
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  1. Sat, October 10

    Gentle Giants of Los Vaqueros It is tarantula time at the watershed! Do spiders make your skin crawl? learn the truth behind the myths of these eight-legged critters that live in our gardens, homes and parks. Meet and learn about local tarantulas and their relatives. Join Naturalist Michael Marchiano as he discusses the life and times of these gentle giants.
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  2. Sun, October 11

    Family Autumn Amble - Galls Fall is a time of transition--from falling acorns and leaves, to the appearance of falls on plants. Just what is a gall? Bring the whole family and find out! Join Naturalist Cat Taylor on a short hike to Kellogg Creek. We'll then make some Oak Gall toys and ink! This hike is up to 1 mile.
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  3. Thu, October 15

    Great California Shake Out Earthquke Drill The Great California Shake Out earthquake drill is coming quickly. CCWD employees will be participating in this drill Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. Part of this drill will be the activation of the RANS Emergency Notification System.
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  4. Sat, October 17

    Los Vaqueros Tarantula Run The eighth Los Vaqueros Tarantula Run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17. Brazen Racing will again manage and run the event, which will feature a 5k, 10K, Half-Marathon and a "Spider Scramble" for the kids. The Tarantula Run was first held in 2006, organized to recognize the Contra Costa Water District's 70th anniversary and encourage visitation to the Los Vaqueros watershed. It's held in October, since that's the time when male tarantulas are usually roaming the watershed looking for mate…
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    New 2015-16 Employee Safe Practices Handbook

    The New 2015-16 Employee Safe Practices Handbook has all the details you need to stay safe here at CCWD.

    Unsure of the right course to take? The handbook can guide you.

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