Pipeline Replacements in Rancho Calaveras to Begin February 3

Starting Monday February 3, the Calaveras County Water District will begin replacing more than 100 water service lines prone to leaking on Kirby Street, Gabor Street and Garner Place in Rancho Calaveras. Work will begin Monday on Gabor Street, and normal working hours will be between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Some…

CCWD asks Valley Springs area residents to conserve water Wednesday April 3

The Calaveras County Water District asks residents of Jenny Lind, Rancho Calaveras, La Contenta and Gold Creek to use water sparingly between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday April 3. The District is upgrading its water treatment plant in Valley Springs (learn more here), and the plant will be offline for part of the day…

Planned Water Outage Feb. 21 on Dunn Road in Rancho Calaveras

The Calaveras County Water District will shut down water service to a portion of Dunn Road in Rancho Calaveras from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday February 21 in order to install two new mainline water valves. About 22 customers are expected to experience an interruption of their water service during the construction. The District’s…

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…

How to Protect Your Home From High Water Pressure

Due to diverse topography in Calaveras County, the Calaveras County Water District’s water distribution system operates at a wide variety of water pressures. While the District strives to maintain pressures between 30 and 80 psi throughout its water systems, pressures in some areas are in excess of 150 psi. To avoid potential water pressure damage…

Parts of Rancho Calaveras to have distribution lines replaced

Thousands of feet of aging water distribution pipeline will be replaced this summer as part of a construction project the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) is launching in Rancho Calaveras. All construction work is being performed in-house by CCWD construction and distribution crews. The first phase of the project is on Harper Street, where crews…