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

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 reduce the load on the District’s back-up generators that power treated water and sewage pump stations during power outages as well as lessen the negative impacts of possible…

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…

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…