CCWD Urges Gov. Brown/State Board to End Drought Emergency

The Calaveras County Water District has recently submitted letters to both Gov. Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board advocating for an end to the statewide drought emergency, which has been in effect since January 2014. So far this wet season, the greater Calaveras County region has received more than 200% of average precipitation, the Sierra snow pack…

Californians’ Water Use Reflects Shift to Permanent Changes

This release is courtesy of ACWA Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today on Californians’ ongoing water conservation efforts under the state’s modified emergency conservation regulation. “Wherever you go in this state, there are signs that Californians are making permanent changes to the way they use water…

Full House at CCWD’s Cannabis Workshop

More than 50 people attended CCWD’s cannabis workshop on Wednesday September 28. Click here to watch a video of the meeting. The workshop featured presentations by state and local officials with regulatory responsibility over cannabis cultivation. They discussed the potential water quality and supply impacts of cannabis cultivation and the legal requirements to protect local water…

CCWD Board Lifts Emergency Water Conservation Restrictions

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted to remove all drought emergency water conservation restrictions at today’s Board meeting (Read the resolution here), meaning all CCWD customers are now at a 0% conservation level. This decision came after the State Water Resources Control Board made significant changes to statewide water conservation emergency regulations…

CCWD Featured by ACWA

The Calaveras County Water District was featured in a presentation to the State Water Resources Control Board that focused on local water districts throughout California that are pushing the envelope into new creative territory to encourage customers to conserve water during the state’s ongoing drought. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) made the presentation that highlighted…