Some CCWD Customers Along Upper Highway 4 may Notice Discolored Water on October 9th

Calaveras County Water District customers who live along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Camp Connell may experience taste and color changes to their water starting Friday October 9th and potentially continuing through Monday October 12th as the District temporarily switches to its secondary water source at Hunters Reservoir in Avery. While some customers may…

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…

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…

Some CCWD Customers Along Upper Highway 4 may Notice Discolored Water

Calaveras County Water District customers who live along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Camp Connell may experience taste and color changes to their water starting on Sunday December 8 and potentially continuing into the week of December 9 as the District temporarily switches to its secondary water source at Hunters Reservoir in Avery. While…

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 Awards Construction Contract for Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors has awarded a $6.7 million contract to Mozingo Construction for the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project between Forest Meadows and Avery. The existing 8-inch pipeline was installed in 1965 and is being replaced due to its age, poor condition and high frequency of failures and repairs. The…

CCWD Notifying Customers of Proposed Water, Sewer Rate Changes

After more than a year of in-depth analysis and discussion, the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors instructed staff to send written notifications to customers regarding proposed changes to rates for the District’s 13,000 water customers and 5,000 sewer customers (click here to read the notice). These notices are required by Proposition 2018 (Prop.…