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…

Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project to Resume Along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Avery

Construction on the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project between Forest Meadows and Avery will resume on Monday March 2. For a detailed project overview & construction update, click here. For the three-week construction schedule, click here. Project info: CCWD is replacing about 5 miles of water transmission pipeline between Avery and Forest Meadows. Construction began…

Pipeline Replacements in Rancho Calaveras to Begin February 3

Starting Monday February 3, the Calaveras County Water District will begin replacing more than 100 water service lines prone to leaking on Kirby Street, Gabor Street and Garner Place in Rancho Calaveras. Work will begin Monday on Gabor Street, and normal working hours will be between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Some…

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 to Hold Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project Town Hall June 5

The Calaveras County Water District is holding a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday June 5 at Mountain Christain Fellowship at 3488 Highway 4 in Murphys to discuss the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project. The project will replace a water transmission main line that stretches between Avery and Forest Meadows. The public are welcome…

Jenny Lind Water Treatment Plant to Run on Backup Power March 26 and 27

Update 1:30 p.m. Wednesday March 27: PG&E has completed its electrical service upgrade project and the water treatment plant is back on normal power. Residents in the area will no longer hear a generator running continuously. The Calaveras County Water District will be operating its Jenny Lind Water Treatment Plant on backup generator power for…

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 Update: December 21

Due to the winter storms that have been passing through the Arnold area, T&S Construction’s work schedule has been limited on the Reach 3A Project. Please see the construction schedule below for the planned construction schedule between December 22 and January 5. December 22: Construction crews will be performing work along Blagen Road near the entryway…

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation and Elects Officers

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to move forward with the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency at a Board meeting Wednesday December 14. This Board acted to maintain control of a roughly 70-square mile portion of Calaveras County that overlies part of the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Subbasin, which has…