Contra Costa Water District

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About Contra Costa Water District

The Contra Costa Water District delivers safe, clean water to approximately 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in Northern California.

Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection.

As a public water agency, the Contra Costa Water District has made a concerted effort to share information about its public services with many and varied audiences. The purpose of this web site is to help even more people get the information they need.

The Mission of the Contra Costa Water District is to strategically provide a reliable supply of high quality water at the lowest cost possible, in an environmentally responsible manner.

In fulfilling our Mission, we will:

  • Responsibly serve the public.
  • Provide District employees a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Ensure fair and equitable rates and charges.
  • Work cooperatively with local, regional, state and federal agencies.
  • Practice ethical behavior.
  • Ensure an open process.
  • Ensure equal opportunity and diversity in personnel matters and contracting.

Contra Costa Water District Goals:

  • Ensure that the District delivers high quality and reliable water supplies for current and future needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service and high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Plan, design and construct high quality facilities consistent with District needs and industry standards.
  • Effectively manage the District’s financial resources in conformance with Board policies.
  • Ensure that all District activities surpass all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Operate, maintain and protect District facilities in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide leadership in water affairs.
  • Actively enhance effective community relations and public information.
  • Create and maintain a work environment that fosters teamwork and individual excellence.
  • Manage and maintain the USBR and District’s natural and recreation resources, and protect public safety and water quality.