CCWD General Manager Advocates for Public Safety Power Shutoff Cost Reimbursements

Calaveras County Water District General Manager, Michael Minkler, provided testimony to the California Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee in Sacramento Tuesday February 11. In his testimony, Minkler described the logistical and financial impacts PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events had on CCWD in late 2019, and advocated for PSPS cost reimbursements and for…

Pipeline Replacements in Rancho Calaveras to Begin February 3

Starting Monday February 3, the Calaveras County Water District will begin replacing more than 100 water service lines prone to leaking on Kirby Street, Gabor Street and Garner Place in Rancho Calaveras. Work will begin Monday on Gabor Street, and normal working hours will be between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Some…

CCWD Holds Town Hall Meeting in Arnold

The Calaveras County Water District held a town hall meeting in Arnold Thursday January 16. The following topics were discussed: CCWD overview PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs Capital Improvement Projects Legislative Updates Customer Service To view a copy of the full presentation, click here. The following handouts were provided to attendees: PG&E PSPS Water Shutoff…

Some CCWD Customers Along Upper Highway 4 may Notice Discolored Water

Calaveras County Water District customers who live along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Camp Connell may experience taste and color changes to their water starting on Sunday December 8 and potentially continuing into the week of December 9 as the District temporarily switches to its secondary water source at Hunters Reservoir in Avery. While…

Forest Health Projects Reducing Risk of Catastrophic Wildfire

The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority is poised to complete 4,000 acres of forest health projects to improve forest resilience to wildfire and protect communities, water quality and supply A group of local agencies have joined together to combat the threat of catastrophic wildfire by thinning thousands of acres of dense, overgrown forest in the…

CCWD Thanks Customers for Conserving Water During Power Outage

The Calaveras County Water District is grateful to the thousands of customers who conserved water during the recent Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) public safety power shutoff events (PSPS). Now that power has been restored throughout Calaveras County, customers can resume normal water use. Well in advance of the planned power shutdown, CCWD encouraged…

CCWD to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Valley Springs Wednesday Nov. 6

Residents of Valley Springs, Rancho Calaveras, La Contenta, Gold Creek, Southworth and Wallace are invited to join the Calaveras County Water District for a town hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday November 6 at the Rancho Calaveras Property Owner’s Association Clubhouse, 3995 Highway 26, Valley Springs. District staff will give a short presentation…