News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

C.A.S.T. for Kids Fishing Day!

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We're hosting the annual Catch a Special Thrill Day for Kids at the Los Vaqueros Reservoir! Interested in volunteering or learning more about this amazing program?

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

2018 Safety and Wellness Fairs!

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2018 Safety and Wellness Fair

Antioch: Monday, September 24, 2018

Concord: Thursday, September 27, 2018

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Meet with vendors, enjoy a taco lunch, win great prizes, take part in a skills competition & much more!

Activities include:

  • Backhoe S...
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Employee News
Posted on: September 1, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month 2018

National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. All employees will need to confirm their contact info in RANS.

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Open Enrollment season is here!

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is September 10 through October 5. This is your annual opportunity to review and update your benefits! Look for your packet in the mail. Ask questions in person at the Safety and Wellness Fair or contact Donna in HR at ext. 8037.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Partnership for Safe Water Directors Award

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This year, at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, the Contra Costa Water District/City of Brentwood Water Treatment Plant was recognized for attaining the Partnership for Safe Water Directors Award for the first t...

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Employee News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project Gets $459 Million from Prop. 1

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We have some exciting news to share about the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. For the first time in our organization’s history we have an investor in Los Vaqueros. Earlier today the California Water Commission officially dedicated $459...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Employee of the Quarter!

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Congratulations to our Employee of the Quarter, Maria Baritell! She supports both the engineering department and the safety program, and provides superior customer service both to our internal and external customers.

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News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2018

Rep. DeSaulnier Successfully Passes Legislation to Make Safety Improvements to Contra Costa Canal

“Gaining title of the Contra Costa Canal is so very important as we look at the future of this critical facility,” said Lisa Borba, President of the Contra Costa Water District’s Board of Directors.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act gets passed by the House, goes to Senate next

A federal bill to transfer the 48-mile Contra Costa Canal to a local water district passed unanimously Wednesday through the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Video: Managing Drought in a Changing Climate

As San Francisco began welcoming visitors arriving for this week’s Global Action Climate Summit, the PPIC Water Policy Center hosted an event on the impact of climate change on California’s water system.

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Saving Troubled Water Systems Requires Flexible Solutions, Not Mandates

California’s five-year drought highlighted the struggles faced by small water systems. Legal and policy solutions are in the works, but they must remain adaptable to meet the needs of small communities.

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Water Agencies, Farmers Fret Over California’s Move to Regulate Wetlands

Managing groundwater recharge basins and irrigation ponds could become more troublesome under California’s plan to counteract the Trump administration’s rollback of wetland protections, industry experts say.

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Make California’s Water Grid Climate-Ready

California has long played a leadership role in reducing climate emissions. But the state has a crucial weakness in its climate readiness: its vast water system.

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Managing Drought in a Changing Climate: Four Essential Reforms

California’s climate is changing. Hotter temperatures, a shrinking snowpack, shorter and more intense wet seasons, rising sea level, and more volatile precipitation are stressing the state’s water management system.

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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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