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.
We have free e-tickets to the Contra Costa Home & Garden Show April 5-7 at the Concord Pavilion. CCWD will have a booth at the show, so stop by and say hello. These e-tickets don't include parking. Just print & bring them to the show.
Look back at some of the highlights from 2018.
Read the CCWD Wellness Newsletter March 2019 (PDF). Interested in more tips on nutrition? Learn more about how to Master Your Plate and check out this supplementary article on Nutrition Facts (PDF).
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2018 includes an overview of the District and thorough financial information related to our operations, control, maintenance, and debt administration. The District strives to be fiscally conservati...
Learn more from the National Safety Council about Ladder Safety One Rung at a Time.
Reclamation today issued updated allocations for Central Valley Project contractors for the 2019 contract year. This update reflects the benefits of the series of storms that brought significant precipitation to California during February and early March.
A pending transfer in ownership of the Contra Costa Canal will allow for upgrades in its water quality and safety, but it could also make for changes for hikers and cyclists along some of its trails.
Most of the 7 states that get water from the Colorado River have signed off on plans to keep the waterway from crashing amid a prolonged drought, climate change & increased demands. But CA and AZ have not, missing deadlines from the federal government.
[Contra Costa Today and VP Holdaway] discuss the impact all this rain is having on the district, water storage and conservation, water rates, Los Vaqueros Expansion, and what legislation could mean for the Contra Costa Canal which needs to be upgraded.
It won't arrive in time for this wet winter, but hopes are rising that Central Valley politicians will soon deliver on one of their top political goals in recent years: investment in California water storage.
As the Bay Area looks ahead this week to the first 70-degree weather of 2019, here’s yet another reminder to just how cold and wet February was: Mt. Hamilton broke a nearly 70-year record for monthly snowfall.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Thursday it would pay $205 million for Oroville Dam spillway repairs, leaving $306 million in costs they said were not eligible for reimbursement.
The Repurposing Assets to Increase Long-term Water Availability and Yield Act would take funding from the high-speed rail project and use it for water infrastructure projects in California and the West, according to a news release from McCarthy’s office.
Even though former Gov. Jerry Brown declared the drought emergency over in 2017, things had still been exceptionally dry, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska.
This week's storms helped push California's water year into above average territory, according to a couple of the state's key tools for measuring.
Between Oct. 1 and March 3, most California weather stations across the state were reporting greater-than-normal amounts of precipitation. And the state’s snowpack has grown to be the fifth largest in 40 years, with up to 25 feet of powder in some places.
As a winter storm hits California Tuesday and Wednesday, heavy snowfall and high winds are in the mix for the Sierra Nevada.
The real-world implications of Gov. Newsom’s rejection of the twin tunnels project became more apparent last week as DWR and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation requested and were granted a 60-day stay of hearings with the SWRCB.
If you drive Vasco Road like thousands of others you may have noticed that this pristine corridor of preserved-forever game refuge and our watershed source from Brentwood to the Alameda County line is being overrun with unsightly contaminating trash.
There’s one dam being planned north of Sacramento in Colusa County that makes sense: Sites. There are also some dam expansion projects that could work. But California is already dammed to the brim. Every river worth damming has been.
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