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Click here to sign up for AutoPay for chance to win a free iPad!   The Calaveras County Water District launched an incentive campaign on May 1, 2017, to encourage customers to sign up for AutoPay through the District’s new payment processing system, Paymentus. Customers who sign up for AutoPay for the first time between …

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The Calaveras County Water District’s Public Information Officer, Joel Metzger, was recently interviewed on “Mondo Calaveras”, which is a regular show on Calaveras Community Television hosted by Mike Taylor. Metzger gave an overview of CCWD’s water and wastewater systems, discussed strict state regulations governing the treatment of water and wastewater, explored the idea of direct …

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Just before a large rainstorm blew in Saturday, nearly 100 people attended the fourth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Calaveras County Water District’s Headquarters. The event took place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8, and was organized by the the Sierra Foothills Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) in partnership with CCWD. Attendees …

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The Sierra Foothills Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is holding the fourth annual Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 8 at the Calaveras County Water District’s (CCWD) headquarters at 120 Toma Court, San Andreas. Hundreds of plants will be available for purchase, including trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, …

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The State Water Resources Control Board extended statewide drought emergency regulations for 270 days at a meeting in Sacramento last week. In advance of the decision, the Calaveras County Water District had urged the State Board to let the emergency regulations expire, due to a lack of drought conditions in the vast majority of the state …

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The Calaveras County Water District has recently submitted letters to both Gov. Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board advocating for an end to the statewide drought emergency, which has been in effect since January 2014. So far this wet season, the greater Calaveras County region has received more than 200% of average precipitation, the Sierra snow pack …

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On Wednesday January 25, the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors unanimously authorized two studies involving the Mokelumne River in Calaveras County. Peter Martin, CCWD water resources program manager, explained one study will evaluate the specific water supply reliability and infrastructure needs of the West Point community, and the other will study the long-term …

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Precipitation in January across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and foothills has exceeded the wettest year on record, which was 1983. The Calaveras County region has received a cumulative wet-season total of 42.3 inches of rain as of January 23, which exceeds the region’s yearly average of 40.8 inches – and the rain and snow are still falling. …

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The Calaveras County Water District joined with 114 water agencies across the state in signing a joint comment letter regarding a 72-page draft proposal prepared by State agencies entitled “Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life”. Gov. Brown issued Executive Order B-37-16 in May of this year, which tasked five state agencies (EO agencies) with …

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The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to move forward with the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency at a Board meeting Wednesday December 14. This Board acted to maintain control of a roughly 70-square mile portion of Calaveras County that overlies part of the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Subbasin, which has …

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