CCWD Moves Forward with $3.75 million Pretreatment Facility

On Tuesday November 21, the CCWD Board of Directors awarded a $3.4 million contract to R.E. Smith Construction of Newcastle to build the Jenny Lind Water Plant Pretreatment Project, which will help ensure safe, reliable water service to more than 10,000 people living in the greater Valley Springs area. In 2015, the devastating Butte Fire…

CCWD General Manager Testifies before Little Hoover Commission

Calaveras County Water District General Manager, Dave Eggerton, was honored to provide testimony before the Little Hoover Commission today in Sacramento. His comments were focused on the impacts of poor forest management and unhealthy forests on water supply quantity and quality within Calaveras County and the greater Sierra Nevada region. Click here to see the full agenda for…

CCWD Assists Butte Fire Recovery Efforts of CalaverasGROWN

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors recently contributed $5,000 to CalaverasGROWN to aide in Butte Fire recovery efforts. The community organization used the funds to purchase weed-free rice straw, which is spread over burned areas that have the highest risk of erosion. These efforts provide significant benefits to private landowners by giving the…

CCWD Board Approves Matching Funds for FEMA Grant

Due to the devastating impacts of the Butte Fire, millions in grant money may soon be awarded to the Calaveras County Water District to fund critical improvements to a water treatment plant that serves more than 10,000 people in the Rancho Calaveras area. At a special meeting Thursday, the CCWD Board of Directors unanimously approved…