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…