Forest Health Projects Reducing Risk of Catastrophic Wildfire

The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority is poised to complete 4,000 acres of forest health projects to improve forest resilience to wildfire and protect communities, water quality and supply A group of local agencies have joined together to combat the threat of catastrophic wildfire by thinning thousands of acres of dense, overgrown forest in the…

Hunter Dam Fire Threatens CCWD Water Plant in Avery

Late Monday afternoon, the Hunter Dam Fire burned within 50 feet of the Calaveras County Water District’s Hunter’s Water Treatment Plant facility in Avery, which provides water service to more than 6,000 customers who live along the upper Highway 4 Corridor. CCWD is grateful to emergency responders who quickly doused the fire before it damaged the…