PG&E PSPS is Back and Bigger Than Ever; Please Conserve Water

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced Friday Oct. 25 that it has expanded its projected Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event to include all of Calaveras County Water District’s water and wastewater facilities throughout the County. This presents an even greater challenge for CCWD staff, as past events were not as widespread. PG&E said…

CCWD PIO Interviewed on “Mondo Calaveras”

The Calaveras County Water District’s Public Information Officer, Joel Metzger, was recently interviewed on “Mondo Calaveras”, which is a regular show on Calaveras Community Television hosted by Mike Taylor. Metzger gave an overview of CCWD’s water and wastewater systems, discussed strict state regulations governing the treatment of water and wastewater, explored the idea of direct…

CCWD Urges Gov. Brown/State Board to End Drought Emergency

The Calaveras County Water District has recently submitted letters to both Gov. Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board advocating for an end to the statewide drought emergency, which has been in effect since January 2014. So far this wet season, the greater Calaveras County region has received more than 200% of average precipitation, the Sierra snow pack…

CCWD Board Approves Mokelumne River Studies

On Wednesday January 25, the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors unanimously authorized two studies involving the Mokelumne River in Calaveras County. Peter Martin, CCWD water resources program manager, explained one study will evaluate the specific water supply reliability and infrastructure needs of the West Point community, and the other will study the long-term…