CCWD Awards $500 Scholarship to Calaveras High School Senior

Congratulations to Calaveras High School senior MaggiJo Erickson, who received a $500 scholarship from the Calaveras County Water District at the Calaveras High School Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, June 1. Erickson submitted one of two winning essays that addressed the value of water, drought and water conservation in Calaveras County and the State. The District thanks…

CCWD Board Lifts Emergency Water Conservation Restrictions

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…

Construction Contract Awarded for Reach 3A Project

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors awarded the construction contract for the Reach 3A water transmission pipeline replacement project in Arnold at its meeting Wednesday, April 6. This pipeline was originally installed in 1965 and is being replaced due to its age, poor condition and high frequency of failures and repairs that pose risks…

CCWD Board Directs Staff to Eliminate Planned Rate Increase

A rate hike scheduled to take place in September will likely be eliminated, after the CCWD Board of Directors directed staff to take steps to cancel it Wednesday, March 9. The Board will take official action on this item at its next meeting on March 23. The increase would have raised standard residential water rates…

CCWD Assists Butte Fire Recovery Efforts of CalaverasGROWN

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors recently contributed $5,000 to CalaverasGROWN to aide in Butte Fire recovery efforts. The community organization used the funds to purchase weed-free rice straw, which is spread over burned areas that have the highest risk of erosion. These efforts provide significant benefits to private landowners by giving the…