Posted on: February 20, 2018

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

Contra Costa Water District performed well this year. With a team of highly trained employees, we efficiently delivered the best possible water at the lowest possible cost.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Town Hall Meetings - coming soon!

Employee of the Quarter

Save the date(s) for the upcoming Town Hall Meetings on March 13 and 14 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. The meetings will be held in Antioch and Concord - stay tuned for specific locations and dates to be set.

Employee News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Sponsorship Voyage Photos

2018 Sponsorship Voyage (5)

The Marine Science Institute offered CCWD employees and their families an opportunity to participate in the Delta Discovery Voyage at the end of January 2018.

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Star Award Winner!

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Please join the District Safety Committee in congratulating Ryan Lindsey with a well-deserved Star Award!

In the course of exposing a water main leak, an excavation had reached more than 14 feet deep. Shoring had been installed in the excavation, but becam...

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Employee News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

January 2018 Safety Newsletter

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Shout out to Linda Ljuba and Ryan Lindsey for receiving SPOT Awards during the month of December! Also, check out the feature article A New Year: Looking Back and Moving Forward and don't miss the Driving Safety Tip of the Month.

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Reclamation announces initial water supply allocation for the Central Valley Project

The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the initial 2018 water supply allocation for many Central Valley Project contractors. This allocation is based on a conservative estimate of the amount of water that will be available for delivery...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

WaterFix hearings scheduled to begin again

The twice-delayed WaterFix Part 2 hearings were scheduled to restart after the water board ruled that contact between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the California Water Board staff members was not a violation of state regulations.

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

The Delta and the Tributaries, Part 2

California’s salmon face challenges, but there are success stories, too

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

The Delta and the Tributaries, Part 1

How the health of the headwaters affects California’s water system

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters

Members of the state Water Resources Control Board are scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to bring back what had been temporary water bans from California’s 2013-2017 drought and make them permanent.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Drought Water Right Curtailment – Analysis, Transparency, and Limits

Drought often means not having enough water to satisfy all water-right holders. Assessing which water-right holders should curtail their use and by how much is not simple. California’s complex water rights system includes two water law doctrines...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Department of Water Resources

Open and Transparent Water Data Platform for California report available.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Changes to California WaterFix have opponents requesting new permit approval

A radical change in scope for the California WaterFix project has tunnels opponents calling for the state to scrap the permit approval and begin anew.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Advice on Voluntary Settlements for California’s Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan Part 1

Addressing a Manageable Suite of Ecosystem Problems

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

And now from California, a little water music, and other songs for these dry times

The Water Policy Center at the Public Policy Institute of California recently made a “Water Playlist.” It may be unusual for one of California’s more established water organizations, but it was an opportunity for an organization to engage with the public.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Jay Lund Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jay Lund?director of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences and adjunct fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center?has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Streamlining Federal Permitting Key to Safe, Reliable Water Infrastructure

House Committee on Natural Resources holds oversight hearing, "The State of the Nation's Water and Power Infrastructure"...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

California drought: Water conservation slipping statewide as dry weather returns

As California suffers through another dry winter, increasing fears that drought conditions may be returning, the state’s residents are dropping conservation habits that were developed during the last drought and steadily increasing their water use...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Economic Analysis Shows Value of Investing in WaterFix

Department of Water Resources (DWR) released a Cost-Benefit Analysis for California WaterFix by Dr. David Sunding, a professor of natural resource economics at UC Berkeley...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

President proposed $1.0 billion fiscal year 2019 budget for the Bureau of Reclamation

USBR Press Release on President Donald Trump's proposed $1.049 billion FY2019 budget.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Study commissioned by Brown administration says his Delta tunnels plan would pay off

Even a single water tunnel burrowed under the California’s Delta would be worth it for urban ratepayers and farmers who would to pay to build and maintain the project, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

OTHER WATER NEWS SOURCES: Aquafornia

The news clip service of the Water Education Foundation. It posts all water news pertaining to California and the watersheds it depends on, including the Colorado River basin

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

OTHER WATER NEWS SOURCES: Brown and Caldwell Water News

BC Water News combs the nation’s newspapers, magazines, research publications, and more to bring you the most timely, informative, and relevant information about the water industry.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

OTHER WATER NEWS SOURCES: Maven's Notebook

An independent website on California water that features both original news as well as content curated from a variety of internet resources.

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