News Flash

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Junior College Job Fair

LMC Job Fair 2020 (5)

Luke Swann, Doug Beckstrand, and Sharon McNulty recently attended a job fair at a local community college in Pittsburg, Los Medanos College. Great opportunity to discuss career paths with college students and get the word out about our intern programs.

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Employee News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

New Employee Wellness Site

workplace-wellness

Now you can find all things related to the CCWD Employee Wellness Program on the new Wellness Site on Pipeline. We’ll still have information available here on the Employee Website for a couple months, but eventually, Pipeline will be the go-to r...

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Employee News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Delta Discovery Sponsor Voyage

Brownlee Research Vessel

Every year, the District sponsors Delta Discovery Voyages through our Water Education Program. As sponsors, employees and their families had an opportunity to participate in the Delta Donor Voyage on January 25, hosted by the Marine Science Institute.

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Employee News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

California Irrigation Institute Award

Chris Dundon

On Monday, January 27, 2020, Chris Dundon, Water Use Efficiency Supervisor, received the Irrigation Person of the Year award from the California Irrigation Institute (Institute). The Institute is the oldest independent forum on irrigation and water in Cal...

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Employee News

News Flash

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Oakley considers recycled water use

In partnership with the Diablo Water District (DWD), the Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) is examining the potential to reintroduce treated wastewater into the drinking water supply through a process called indirect water reuse.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Can Carbon Credits Save Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Islands and Protect California?

The islands of the western Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are sinking as the rich peat soil that attracted generations of farmers dries out and decays. An ambitious plan now in the works could halt the decay, sequester the carbon and...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Drought In California Seems Inevitable. But Experts Say Don’t Panic.

Some communities in California just experienced the driest February ever, and there’s around an 80 percent chance the state will enter a full-blown drought this year. If that happens, it could be the third-driest year in over a century.

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Reclamation and Contra Costa Water District advance plan to increase water reliability

The Final Supplement to the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for Phase 2 of the expansion project evaluates impacts of adding conveyance facilities and 115,000 acre-feet of storage capacity to the existing LV Reservoir.

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Reclamation outlines Central Valley Project initial 2020 water allocation

The Bureau of Reclamation announced the initial 2020 water supply allocation for Central Valley Project contractors. Allocation amounts are based on an estimate of water available for delivery to CVP water users.

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Newsom’s water framework is imperfect but necessary.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has put forward a framework for managing water and habitat in the Delta and its watershed. As far as we can tell, no one is very happy with the framework—and that may be a good sign.

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

5 Questions About the New Proposed Delta Voluntary Agreement

While the State’s newest proposal for voluntary agreements in the Bay-Delta leaves a lot of unanswered questions, the initial analysis reveals a deeply troubling direction.

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

State Agencies Present Framework for Voluntary Agreements to Improve Habitat and Flow in the Delta

The California Natural Resources Agency and the California Environmental Protection Agency released a framework for potential voluntary agreements to improve river flows and habitats in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta last week.

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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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