News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Infrastructure Week

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Infrastructure Week is May 13-20, 2019! We're highlighting the water system we maintain and repair, and the need for future investments. Thank you to every employee who contributes to keeping our infrastructure in good working condition!

Employee News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Bike to Work Day at CCWD!

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On May 9, the District's Employee Wellness Program included the 25th annual Bike to Work day as one of the many wellness events offered to employees. 

For employees who pledged to ride their bike to work, the wellness program provided lunch, a swa...

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Employee News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

May is National Bike Month

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During National Bike Month, cycling enthusiasts across the country celebrate the many benefits of cycling. Bicycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape, save money on gas and reduce pollution. However, cyclists also face a host of hazards. They ofte...

Follow these rules to keep safe...

Employee News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

May 2019 Wellness Newsletter

Physical Activity for Life

The latest wellness newsletter has recommendations for moving more, eye-relieving tips if you stare at a computer all day, and how to declutter your mind.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Former CCWD Board President passes away

Ronald E. Butler

We are saddened by the news of former Board President Ronald E. Butler's passing. He was 82 years old when he passed away on January 30, 2019.

Ron served on the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors from 1980 until 1993 representing Division 2. He...

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Employee News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Employee of the Quarter

Employee of the Quarter - Jill Chamberlain

Congratulations to Jill Chamberlain, Senior Engineer, who was awarded Employee of the Quarter at the recent Town Hall. She is being praised for developing a technically advanced pipeline replacement selection tool.

Employee News
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Congrats Team Delta Source!

Top Ops Challenge 2019

On Tuesday, March 26, we participated in the Top Op's Challenge at the CA-NV AWWA Spring Conference in Sacramento. Stan Rhodes, Troy Ibbeson, and Doug Beckstrand made it to the finals and placed 2nd out of 9 teams! Way to go team Delta Source!

Employee News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair

2019 Science and Engineering Fair

Representatives from 11 water, wastewater and recycled water agencies recently joined forces for the annual Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair. CCWD representatives included Director Ernie Avila, Christine Schneider, and Stan Ali.

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News Flash

Posted on: May 16, 2019

Senate Proposes New Funding Alternative for Safe Drinking Water Solutions

Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 2 today rejected Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget trailer bill language that proposes a water tax, instead supporting a new funding alternative for safe drinking water solutions.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

CVP districts seek ways to enhance water supplies

During a time in which the Sierra Nevada snowpack stands at about 140% of average but water supplies remain at 65%, managers of San Joaquin Valley water districts try to supplement supplies.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Water Tax Bill Moves to Appropriations Suspense Calendar

The Assembly Appropriations Committee today moved AB 217 (E. Garcia), which proposed a water tax on public water systems, to the Suspense Calendar. The author waived presentation so there was no public testimony on the bill.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

California Energy Companies Announce Wildfire Preparedness Campaign

On May 6, 2019, California’s three largest energy companies announced a coordinated wildfire safety and awareness campaign to prepare Californians for the threat of extreme weather and power outages during times of increased wildfire danger.

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

State Withdraws WaterFix Approvals, Initiates Planning and Permitting for a Smaller Single Tunnel

Today’s actions implement Governor Gavin Newsom’s direction earlier this year to modernize the state’s water delivery infrastructure by pursuing a smaller, single tunnel project through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Keeping Congress Focused on Water Infrastructure

The needed investments in water infrastructure nationwide in the coming decades for drinking water, wastewater, and irrigation systems total more than $780 billion dollars.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

California Drinking Water Study

The array of toxic pollutants in California drinking water could in combination cause more than 15,000 excess cases of cancer, according to a peer-reviewed study by scientists at Environmental Working Group...

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Water Education Foundation: Aquafornia

Aquafornia is a news aggregator that covers California water news from both traditional and non-traditional news sources, presenting the many sides and views of the water picture, with the goal of fostering an understanding of various positions.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

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

Maven's Notebook: California water, verbatim

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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