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

Update  August 25, 2020 Calaveras County Water District is reminding customers to be mindful of what you are flushing.  Surgical Gloves are being added to the list of “What Not to Flush”.  The Calaveras County Water District has recently encountered an excessive amount of rubber surgical gloves in the sewer systems.  These gloves can clog…

Construction Begins on Techite Pipeline Replacement Project in Big Trees Village

As of June 1, 2020, the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) has begun construction on the replacement of a nearly 8,000-foot section of 14-inch-diameter water transmission pipeline along Meko Drive near Dorrington, in Big Trees Village. The project contract was awarded to K.W. Emerson, Inc. for $1.9 million, which will come from CCWD’s Capital Renovation…

CCWD Awarded $2.1 Million FEMA Grant to Replace Five Redwood Tanks Vulnerable to Wildfire

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) was notified Tuesday April 28 that it had been awarded a $2.1 million grant to replace five, aging redwood water storage tanks with steel, ignition-resistant tanks along the upper Highway 4 Corridor. The grant was awarded to CCWD by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and it will cover…

White Pines Park to Partially Reopen, Per Health Officer’s Guidelines

As of Wednesday April 29, 2020, the Calaveras County Water District is reopening portions of White Pines Park, per updated guidelines from the Calaveras County health officer. Click here to see the press release from the Health Department. Click here to read the full county health officer’s order. Per the order, outdoor exercise and recreational…

Please Maintain Social Distancing When CCWD Crews Are in Your Area

Help keep our field crews healthy. CCWD employees are designated disaster service workers who staff our treatment plants, repair water pipeline breaks and keep the sewer system in working order. If CCWD staff members are in your neighborhood performing critical work, we ask that you maintain proper social distance – at least 6 feet. Starting…

CCWD Awarded $4.75 Million Grant to Consolidate West Point, Wilseyville Wastewater Plants

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $4.75 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to consolidate its wastewater treatment plants in West Point and Wilseyville.  The project will combine two small wastewater treatment facilities that are both in need of upgrades and will…

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…