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 Town Hall Meeting in Arnold

The Calaveras County Water District held a town hall meeting in Arnold Thursday January 16. The following topics were discussed: CCWD overview PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs Capital Improvement Projects Legislative Updates Customer Service To view a copy of the full presentation, click here. The following handouts were provided to attendees: PG&E PSPS Water Shutoff…

Boil Water Advisory Extended for 130 Customers in Big Trees Village

For the second time in three days, the Calaveras County Water District’s 14-inch water transmission pipeline in Big Trees Village has experienced a large leak. About 130 customers in Big Trees Village were given a boil water advisory Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, and that advisory has now been extended through at least Tuesday Sept. 17,…