As a reminder about how to prepare for emergencies, see the National Preparedness Month 2019 Flyer (PDF) for employees.
For more information, check out our Emergency Response webpage.
Chris Dundon, our Water Efficiency Supervisor, is one of this year’s Sustainable Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability Award recipients. He is being celebrated for his outstanding contributions and commitment to a healthy environment, econom...
Starting September 9 through October 4 is your opportunity to enroll, change, or cancel certain benefits for 2020 at the District.
Shop for workwear and promotional products that you can have embroidered with the CCWD logo. What better way to show your CCWD pride!
Meet with vendors, enjoy a BBQ lunch, win prizes, take part in a skills competition & much more! Save the dates: Tuesday, September 24 at the Antioch Service Center and Thursday, September 26 at the Concord Corp Yard.
On Saturday, October 5, we're hosting the annual Catch A Special Thrill (C.A.S.T) event at the Los Vaqueros Marina. It’s a free event that pairs students with special needs and their families with local volunteer fishing experts for a day of fishing!
Senior Customer Service Representative, Chuck Gehrke, was awarded Employee of the Quarter! He's a long tenured employee who provides unmatched customer service when interacting face-to-face with treated water customers. Way to go, Chuck!
ACWA recommends four guiding principles that support local and regional water management, an “all of the above” approach, partnership/collaboration and the implementation of recently enacted laws.
Sean Maguire was appointed late last year by former Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. prior to Gov. Brown’s departure from office. Laurel Firestone was appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this year.
The California Legislature is currently considering several proposals to put a $4 billion bond measure on a 2020 ballot for safe drinking water, drought preparation, wildfire prevention, and climate resilience.
A city-wide volunteer effort began in Newark this weekend to help sign up thousands of residents to have their corroding lead service lines replaced in what is expected to be a massive, multi-year project.
More than 500 water hydration stations have been installed at every district school, providing what officials say is a safer alternative because the stations come with a built-in filter that purifies the water of any lead or copper.
The Contra Costa Water District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.
The Department of Water Resources is continuing to work on the environmental planning and permitting to modernize State Water Project infrastructure in the Delta.
With the infusion of the newly authorized funds, the State Water Board will be able to comprehensively address the full array of issues that prevent water systems from providing safe and affordable drinking water.
The latest PPIC environment survey found that three in four Californians (77%) say the condition of the ocean and beaches is very important to the state’s future economy and quality of life. A growing concern is microplastics.
Aware of its aging infrastructure, EBMUD began its pipeline rebuild project in 2015, replacing 10 miles of pipes a year. Last year and this year, the utility will replace 17.5 miles and will ramp up to 20 miles for fiscal year 2021.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced settlements Tuesday with five waterfront operations along the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta over allegations they violated the Clean Water Act. Two of the facilities are in Contra Costa County.
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