Some Arnold Customers May Experience Low Water Pressure Tonight

Some CCWD customers in Arnold may experience low water pressure tonight (January 18) through tomorrow morning (January 19), due to work on an ongoing emergency water transmission line construction project. This project was initially expected to be complete by 10 p.m. January 18, but poor weather conditions created challenging working conditions. CCWD now expects to…

Temporary Bridge Installed over Section of Blagen Road Damaged by Flooding

The Calaveras County Water District worked with T&S Construction Friday to install a temporary bridge over the section of Blagen Road that was damaged by Big Trees Creek Flooding on Wednesday January 11. This emergency project has allowed the District to regain safe vehicular access to its main maintenance facility for the Ebbetts Pass service area. Blagen Road…

CCWD Crews Stabilize Arnold Water Transmission Line

Update at 11 a.m. Thursday Jan. 12: CCWD Crews worked with T&S Construction throughout the night Wednesday to stabilize the exposed water transmission pipeline that provides Arnold’s main water supply. A metal I-beam was placed across the washed-out section of Blagen Road directly over the exposed pipeline, and heavy duty straps were wrapped from the beam to the pipeline…

Reach 3A Project Update: December 21

Due to the winter storms that have been passing through the Arnold area, T&S Construction’s work schedule has been limited on the Reach 3A Project. Please see the construction schedule below for the planned construction schedule between December 22 and January 5. December 22: Construction crews will be performing work along Blagen Road near the entryway…

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation and Elects Officers

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…

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Overview

Overview of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA): After many years of unsustainable groundwater pumping practices throughout much of California, the state Legislature passed SGMA in 2015, which tasked local agencies authorities with managing their groundwater resources in a sustainable manner. Because the western portion of Calaveras County overlies about 70 square miles of the Eastern San…

Planned Water Shutdown to Impact a Portion of Blagen Road

Weather permitting, a planned water outage will take place in Arnold along a portion of Blagen Road from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday December 16. This outage will impact the Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District, Sierra Meadows Apartments, Arnold Pet Clinic, Arnold Library and about six homes in the area. Those who are expected to…