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…

CCWD Names New Board President and Announces Cost-saving Efforts

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors named District 5 Director Jeff Davidson as Board president at its October 12 meeting. District 3 Director Bertha Underhill was named vice president. Davidson, who was formerly vice president, replaces District 2 Director Strange, who was not present at Wednesday’s meeting. The Board also replaced Director Strange…

Full House at CCWD’s Cannabis Workshop

More than 50 people attended CCWD’s cannabis workshop on Wednesday September 28. Click here to watch a video of the meeting. The workshop featured presentations by state and local officials with regulatory responsibility over cannabis cultivation. They discussed the potential water quality and supply impacts of cannabis cultivation and the legal requirements to protect local water…

CCWD Board Lifts Emergency Water Conservation Restrictions

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted to remove all drought emergency water conservation restrictions at today’s Board meeting (Read the resolution here), meaning all CCWD customers are now at a 0% conservation level. This decision came after the State Water Resources Control Board made significant changes to statewide water conservation emergency regulations…

CCWD Board Directs Staff to Eliminate Planned Rate Increase

A rate hike scheduled to take place in September will likely be eliminated, after the CCWD Board of Directors directed staff to take steps to cancel it Wednesday, March 9. The Board will take official action on this item at its next meeting on March 23. The increase would have raised standard residential water rates…