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