Road Work on Meko Drive Schedule to Start September 17 in Camp Connell

  Road work associated with the Techite Project is scheduled to being this week in the Camp Connell area. The Calaveras County Water District is repaving the shoulders along Meko Drive starting Thursday, September 17 and estimate this to last one week.  Work will occur between the hours of 7 AM to 5 PM daily. …

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…

CCWD Holds Reach 1 Project Town Hall Meeting

The Calaveras County Water District held a town hall meeting on Wednesday June 5 at Mountain Christian Fellowship near Forest Meadows to provide an overview of the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project. Click here to view the PowerPoint Presentation. Click here for detailed information about the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project. For more information, contact…

CCWD Awards Construction Contract for Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors has awarded a $6.7 million contract to Mozingo Construction for the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project between Forest Meadows and Avery. The existing 8-inch pipeline was installed in 1965 and is being replaced due to its age, poor condition and high frequency of failures and repairs. The…

CCWD Joined by Community to Celebrate Completion of Reach 3A Project

More than 60 people joined the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors and staff at Cedar Center in Arnold Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the $5.3 million Reach 3A Water Transmission Pipeline Replacement Project, which has been under construction since spring 2016. To kick off the ceremony, CCWD General…

Reach 3A Project Nears Completion: Update August 16 – Sept. 15

The Reach 3A Pipeline Replacement Project in Arnold is nearing completion. One 500-foot section of old pipeline remains between Oak Court and Pine Drive near the Black Bear Inn. During the final phase of construction, heavy equipment and construction activities will cause traffic delays and create noise in the area between 7 a.m. and 3:30…

Reach 3A Project Update: August 7 – 18

Construction Update   August 7-11 Crews will continue trenching and installation of new pipeline through Cedar Center and along Oak Court. Large equipment and construction activity will continue to create traffic delays in the area, and access to businesses and parking will be impacted by this work. August 13-18 Once new pipeline has been installed…