News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2019

Honoring Veterans

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On Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, we honor those who served. A special thank you to the CCWD employees - we salute you.

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Employee News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Tarantula Run

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This year's Tarantula Run on October 12 was a great opportunity for some CCWD employees to traverse the hills at Los Vaqueros.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Fishing Day for Kids with Special Needs

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Mild weather, still waters and great fishing at the Los Vaqueros Marina welcomed 19 students with special needs and their families to the District’s annual Catch a Special Thrill Fishing Day (C.A.S.T) for a day of fishing and friendship on October 5.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Open Enrollment for Flexible Spending Accounts starts Nov. 1

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A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible medical, dental, and vision care expenses that aren’t covered by your insurance plan or elsewhere. It’s a smart, simple way to save money while staying healthy.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Water Awareness Youth Art Contest

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Contest winners were recognized at our Board Meeting on 10/16. Thank you to everyone who participated and voted!

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Safety and Wellness Fair Photos

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The food was fantastic, the company and the comradery was even better, but most importantly, the celebration of safety was sweet as can be! This year the pair of fairs continued the trend of recent years with strong attendance and participation.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Retiree Terrence Cox passed away

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We are saddened to announce the passing of retiree Terrence Cox on September 25. He was 84.

Terry retired from Contra Costa Water District in December of 1996 after more than seven years as the District’s first full-time watershed manager. In thi...

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Employee News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Retiree Joseph McFarlan passed away

We are saddened to report that retiree Joseph McFarlan passed away on September 28, 2019, at the age of 92.

Joe retired from the District more than 30 years ago, in June 1988. He joined the District in June 1972 and worked as a water tender and a pump oper...

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Employee News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Employee of the Quarter

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Congratulations to Robert Stalf for being awarded Employee of the Quarter! He truly cares about the quality and success of each project for the District. Great job, Robert!

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Retiree Alex Alcantara passed away

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We are deeply saddened to share the news that retiree Alex Alcantara passed away on September 14.

Alex retired from the District in November 2014 after 10 years of working first as an Account Clerk III before being promoted to Senior Accountant. He brought...

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Employee News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

CCWD employee receives local Leadership in Sustainability Award

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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...

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Employee News
Posted on: September 1, 2019

Did you know CCWD has a company store online?

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Shop for workwear and promotional products that you can have embroidered with the CCWD logo. What better way to show your CCWD pride!

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News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Priorities for California’s Water

Leaders across the state have been taking steps to address the challenges that a more volatile climate brings to the water sector. Governor Newsom’s administration is planning to adapt all aspects of water management to the “new normal” with a portfolio.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Welcome to the Future of California Water Policy

While we await an update on the Voluntary Agreements, it’s a good time to take a closer look at the many benefits of this generational change in managing water and the future of California water policy.

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Understanding Streamflow is Vital to Water Management in California, but Gaps in Data Exist

California is chock full of rivers and creeks, yet the state’s network of stream gauges has significant gaps that limit real-time tracking of how much water is flowing downstream...

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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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