CCWD General Manager Advocates for Public Safety Power Shutoff Cost Reimbursements

Calaveras County Water District General Manager, Michael Minkler, provided testimony to the California Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee in Sacramento Tuesday February 11. In his testimony, Minkler described the logistical and financial impacts PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events had on CCWD in late 2019, and advocated for PSPS cost reimbursements and for…

CCWD Thanks Customers for Conserving Water During Power Outage

The Calaveras County Water District is grateful to the thousands of customers who conserved water during the recent Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) public safety power shutoff events (PSPS). Now that power has been restored throughout Calaveras County, customers can resume normal water use. Well in advance of the planned power shutdown, CCWD encouraged…

PG&E PSPS is Back and Bigger Than Ever; Please Conserve Water

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced Friday Oct. 25 that it has expanded its projected Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event to include all of Calaveras County Water District’s water and wastewater facilities throughout the County. This presents an even greater challenge for CCWD staff, as past events were not as widespread. PG&E said…

CCWD Urges Customers to Conserve Water During PG&E Power Outages

Click here to read a joint press release from all major water and sewer providers in the county urging customers to conserve water during PG&E’s planned power shutdown. The Calaveras County Water District is asking its customers to conserve water during PG&E’s planned implementation of its Public Safety Power Shutoff Program (PSPS). This will help…

CCWD’s Role in Tree Mortality in Calaveras County

For information about the countywide effort to address tree mortality, visit the Calaveras County’s Tree Mortality Task Force website. After an unprecedented four-year drought, coniferous forests throughout the Sierra Nevada Mountains have become highly susceptible to attacks from bark beetles. Over the past few years, California has seen mass tree death in the southern Sierra. However, the…