Hunter Dam Fire Threatens CCWD Water Plant in Avery

Late Monday afternoon, the Hunter Dam Fire burned within 50 feet of the Calaveras County Water District’s Hunter’s Water Treatment Plant facility in Avery, which provides water service to more than 6,000 customers who live along the upper Highway 4 Corridor. CCWD is grateful to emergency responders who quickly doused the fire before it damaged the…

Mokelumne River becomes California’s newest Wild and Scenic River

Collaborative effort permanently protects the environment, communities, water supply and hydropower generation Thirty-seven miles of the North Fork and main stem of the Mokelumne River running through Amador and Calaveras counties became California’s 12th California Wild and Scenic River on June 27, 2018, when Governor Edmund G. Brown signed SB 854. The legislation was passed…

CCWD Board Approves Water and Sewer Rate Adjustments

After holding a public hearing Wednesday May 23, 2018, the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve a rate plan that will increase water and wastewater rates over the next five years to fund a sustainable Operating Budget to provide water and sewer services. About 30 people attended the public hearing,…