CCWD Closes White Pines Lake and Park

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) has closed White Pines Park in response to the coronavirus emergency. Closures include the playground, picnic areas, beaches, and bathrooms.  In compliance with orders from the Calaveras County Department of Public Health, no gatherings are permitted and watercraft are not allowed on the lake. The Sierra Nevada Logging Museum…

CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

On Wednesday March 25, the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to suspend utility bill late fees and lock-offs until June 1st. This is a temporary order in response to the COVID-19 emergency.  CCWD customers are still responsible for paying standard base rates and consumptive charges on-time, but penalties for late…

CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

The Calaveras County Water District will be conducting smoke testing on its sewer system in Copperopolis from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the area of Arrowhead St., Bayview Dr. and Signal Hill Trail starting Thursday March 26 and continuing through the beginning of next week. Community members will observe smoke coming from various portions…

CCWD Reminder to Only Flush Toilet Paper To Help Keep Wastewater Operators Safe

CCWD would like to remind everyone that, other than human waste, toilet paper is the only acceptable flushable item. Paper towels, sanitary wipes, swiffers, etc., can damage wastewater infrastructure and require operators to work in close proximity to raw sewage. COVID-19 can be present in wastewater, so it is particularly important during this outbreak that…

CCWD Office Closure and Other Actions in Response to Coronavirus

The Calaveras County Water District is taking proactive measures to protect its workforce and mitigate the spread of COVID19. The District is committed to maintaining uninterrupted, safe, and reliable water and wastewater service for the communities we serve. CCWD staff will be working throughout this difficult time, however, our operations and administrative functions are being…

Emergency Leak Repair in Copperopolis May Cause Discolored water

Calaveras County Water District crews made an emergency repair to a 10-inch water transmission line today, Monday, 3/16.   This work took place between Bridlewood Lane and Black Creek Road and may cause residents and businesses who live in the area of the intersection of Copper Cove Drive and O’Byrnes Ferry Road to experience water pressure…