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…

Power Restored: Copperopolis and West Point Customers Can Use Water Normally

Update Sunday Oct. 13: Customers in West Point can resume normal water use. Thanks to customers across Calaveras County for conserving water during PG&E’s power outage. Update 9:30 p.m. Friday – Power has been restored to CCWD’s water treatment plant in Copperopolis, and customers can resume normal water use. We are continuing to ask customers…

Copperopolis Customers Urged to Continue Conserving Water – CCWD Water Plant Back Online

UPDATE 7:45 a.m. Friday – CCWD continues to urge customers to conserve water in Copperopolis. While CCWD’s water treatment plant did come back online at about 3 a.m. Friday thanks to a backup generator provided by PG&E, CCWD needs all customers in Copperopolis to continue conserving water until PG&E restores power to all of Copperopolis.…

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 PIO Interviewed on “Mondo Calaveras”

The Calaveras County Water District’s Public Information Officer, Joel Metzger, was recently interviewed on “Mondo Calaveras”, which is a regular show on Calaveras Community Television hosted by Mike Taylor. Metzger gave an overview of CCWD’s water and wastewater systems, discussed strict state regulations governing the treatment of water and wastewater, explored the idea of direct…

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation and Elects Officers

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to move forward with the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency at a Board meeting Wednesday December 14. This Board acted to maintain control of a roughly 70-square mile portion of Calaveras County that overlies part of the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Subbasin, which has…

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…