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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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This release is courtesy of ACWA Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today on Californians’ ongoing water conservation efforts under the state’s modified emergency conservation regulation. “Wherever you go in this state, there are signs that Californians are making permanent changes to the way they use water …

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More than 50 people attended CCWD’s cannabis workshop on Wednesday September 28. Click here to watch a video of the meeting. The workshop featured presentations by state and local officials with regulatory responsibility over cannabis cultivation. They discussed the potential water quality and supply impacts of cannabis cultivation and the legal requirements to protect local water …

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Calaveras County Water District Board President Terry Strange discusses the impacts of the four-year drought on the District and the incredible conservation achieved by our community in part two of his three-part op-ed series about the drought. Both pieces ran on the Calaveras Enterprise Opinion page. Read part one here. Read part two here.

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The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted to remove all drought emergency water conservation restrictions at today’s Board meeting (Read the resolution here), meaning all CCWD customers are now at a 0% conservation level. This decision came after the State Water Resources Control Board made significant changes to statewide water conservation emergency regulations …

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With the decision by the State Water Board last month to allow climate-based adjustments to water conservation standards, Calaveras County Water District customers now have a new conservation target of 13%. This is a reduction from the 16% target that CCWD was given in 2015 – a goal that was met and exceeded by almost …

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The Calaveras County Water District was featured in a presentation to the State Water Resources Control Board that focused on local water districts throughout California that are pushing the envelope into new creative territory to encourage customers to conserve water during the state’s ongoing drought. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) made the presentation that highlighted …

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With an incredible 40 percent reduction in June, there is no doubt that Calaveras County Water District customers are serious about saving water. This reduction is two-and-a-half times the 16 percent reduction required by the State Water Resources Control Board. The State compares current water use to the same time period in 2013. “This is …

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The Calaveras County Water District has lifted a boil water notice that affected about 50 customers in the Bummerville area. The precautionary notice was put in place on Tuesday, July 14, after a water test came back positive for coliform bacteria. Every affected customer received a hand-delivered boil water notice to ensure they were informed of …

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