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Bay Area Water Agencies and State Leaders Urge More Conservation Outdoors - issued 08/30/22 Bay Area Water Agencies and State Leaders Urge More Conservation Outdoors - issued 08/30/22
Nationwide Water Taste Testing Contest Ranks ACWD in Top Five for Best Tasting Water Nationwide Water Taste Testing Contest Ranks ACWD in Top Five for Best Tasting Water
Water Saving Solutions Earn Local Students Prizes in 30 Seconds Water Saving Solutions Earn Local Students Prizes in 30 Seconds
ACWD Receives 2022 Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award for Excellence ACWD Receives 2022 Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award for Excellence
Public Hearing on Proposed Rates & Public Hearing on Proposed Rates & "Stage Rates" - issued 2/3/22
Students Compete in WaterClips Video Contest - issued 1/28/22 Students Compete in WaterClips Video Contest - issued 1/28/22
ACWD Declares a Water Shortage Emergency - issued 12/10/21 ACWD Declares a Water Shortage Emergency - issued 12/10/21
ACWD Wins 2021 WaterSense Excellence Award - issued 10/8/21 ACWD Wins 2021 WaterSense Excellence Award - issued 10/8/21
Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority Formed - issued 10/7/21 Los Vaqueros Reservoir Joint Powers Authority Formed - issued 10/7/21
ACWD Readies for Extended Water Supply Shortage as Statewide Drought Worsens - issued 8/24/21 ACWD Readies for Extended Water Supply Shortage as Statewide Drought Worsens - issued 8/24/21
Water Agency Equips Tri-City Customers with Hacks to Save Water - issued 5/25/21 Water Agency Equips Tri-City Customers with Hacks to Save Water - issued 5/25/21
Award Winning Student Videos Focus on Preparing Tri-Cities for Water Emergencies - issued 5/14/21 Award Winning Student Videos Focus on Preparing Tri-Cities for Water Emergencies - issued 5/14/21
ACWD's New Metering Technology Awarded $2M Grant - issued 4/19/21 ACWD's New Metering Technology Awarded $2M Grant - issued 4/19/21
Ed Stevenson Announced as Alameda County Water District’s New General Manager - issued 4/14/2021 Ed Stevenson Announced as Alameda County Water District’s New General Manager - issued 4/14/2021
ACWD's Water Efficiency Master Plan Makes its Debut - issued 3/16/21 ACWD's Water Efficiency Master Plan Makes its Debut - issued 3/16/21
Tri-City Soon to Have Access to New State-of-the-Art Water Meter Technology - issued 2/18/21 Tri-City Soon to Have Access to New State-of-the-Art Water Meter Technology - issued 2/18/21
ACWD's WaterClips Video Contest Challenges Tri-City Students to Get Creative - issued 1/5/2021 ACWD's WaterClips Video Contest Challenges Tri-City Students to Get Creative - issued 1/5/2021
ACWD General Manager to Retire - issued 1/4/21 ACWD General Manager to Retire - issued 1/4/21
ACWD Board Votes to Forgo Water Rate Increase Proposal - issued 12/16/20 ACWD Board Votes to Forgo Water Rate Increase Proposal - issued 12/16/20
ACWD Board of Directors Increase Help on Tap Credit to $35 - issued 11/13/20 ACWD Board of Directors Increase Help on Tap Credit to $35 - issued 11/13/20
Partnerships Prove Success as $2 Milllion Support is Pledged for Alameda Creek - issued 9/16/20 Partnerships Prove Success as $2 Milllion Support is Pledged for Alameda Creek - issued 9/16/20
ACWD Awards Students in First-Ever WaterClips Video Contest - issued 06/17/20 ACWD Awards Students in First-Ever WaterClips Video Contest - issued 06/17/20
ACWD Awarded Additional $3.3 M in Grant Funding for Fish Passage Projects - issued 06/10/20 ACWD Awarded Additional $3.3 M in Grant Funding for Fish Passage Projects - issued 06/10/20
ACWD Continues Services During COVID-19 Pandemic - issued 3/31/20 ACWD Continues Services During COVID-19 Pandemic - issued 3/31/20
District Receives  APWA Award - issued 3/13/20 District Receives APWA Award - issued 3/13/20
ACWD WaterClips Student Video Contest - issued 01/17/20 ACWD WaterClips Student Video Contest - issued 01/17/20
How Water Agencies Delivered Reliable Water Service During Power Shutoffs - issued 12/6/19 How Water Agencies Delivered Reliable Water Service During Power Shutoffs - issued 12/6/19
ACWD Hosts Special Board Workshop to Discuss Interest in the N3 Cattle Ranch – issued 10/11/19 ACWD Hosts Special Board Workshop to Discuss Interest in the N3 Cattle Ranch – issued 10/11/19
ACWD Starts Construction of Second Fish Ladder - issued 6/7/19 ACWD Starts Construction of Second Fish Ladder - issued 6/7/19
ACWD Board of Directors Applauds State Senate for Safe Drinking Water Plan - issued 5/17/19 ACWD Board of Directors Applauds State Senate for Safe Drinking Water Plan - issued 5/17/19
Alameda County Water District Receives Upgrade from Moody’s Investors Service - issued 4/16/19 Alameda County Water District Receives Upgrade from Moody’s Investors Service - issued 4/16/19
Board Approves Rate Increases, Emerg. Stage Rates, Fireline Updates & Increase in Cust. Asst. Prgm Board Approves Rate Increases, Emerg. Stage Rates, Fireline Updates & Increase in Cust. Asst. Prgm
Publ.Hearing - Proposed Increase in Water Rates & New Water Shortage Emergency Stage Rates - 2/1/19 Publ.Hearing - Proposed Increase in Water Rates & New Water Shortage Emergency Stage Rates - 2/1/19
ACWD Completes Repair to Water Main in Union City - issued 12/15/18 ACWD Completes Repair to Water Main in Union City - issued 12/15/18
ACWD Water Main Repairs in Union City Nearing Completion - issued 12/15/18 ACWD Water Main Repairs in Union City Nearing Completion - issued 12/15/18
ACWD Recognized a District of Distinction - issued 12/10/18 ACWD Recognized a District of Distinction - issued 12/10/18
Alameda County Water District Recognized as “District of Distinction” - issued 12/14/18 Alameda County Water District Recognized as “District of Distinction” - issued 12/14/18
ACWD Continues Work on Main Break in Union City - issued 12/14/18 ACWD Continues Work on Main Break in Union City - issued 12/14/18
ACWD invites customer input on water rates concepts - issued 10/16/18 ACWD invites customer input on water rates concepts - issued 10/16/18
ACWD to Host Fifth Financial Workshop - issued 8/9/18 ACWD to Host Fifth Financial Workshop - issued 8/9/18
ACWD to Host Fourth Financial Workshop to Review Water Rate-Setting Polocies - issued 7/16/18 ACWD to Host Fourth Financial Workshop to Review Water Rate-Setting Polocies - issued 7/16/18
ACWD Now Offers More Payment Choices - issued 7/6/2018 ACWD Now Offers More Payment Choices - issued 7/6/2018
ACWD to Expand Bill Payment Options for Customers - issued 6/15/18 ACWD to Expand Bill Payment Options for Customers - issued 6/15/18
ACWD Board Announces Unanimous Support for the California WaterFix Project - issued 5/18/18 ACWD Board Announces Unanimous Support for the California WaterFix Project - issued 5/18/18
ACWD invites customer input on budget, meters - issued 5/16/18 ACWD invites customer input on budget, meters - issued 5/16/18
ACWD to Hold Financial Workshops - issued 4/19/18 ACWD to Hold Financial Workshops - issued 4/19/18
ACWD to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fishway Construction Project - issued 4/13/18 ACWD to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fishway Construction Project - issued 4/13/18
ACWD Awarded $6.1M in Grant Funding to help restore steelhead in Alameda Creek - issued 3/23/18 ACWD Awarded $6.1M in Grant Funding to help restore steelhead in Alameda Creek - issued 3/23/18
ACWD Board of Directors to Host Third Strategic Planning Workshop - issued 11/30/17 ACWD Board of Directors to Host Third Strategic Planning Workshop - issued 11/30/17
ACWD Board Announces Support for the California WaterFix Project - issued 10/12/17 ACWD Board Announces Support for the California WaterFix Project - issued 10/12/17
ACWD Board of Directors to Host Second Strategic Planning Workshop - issued 9/29/17 ACWD Board of Directors to Host Second Strategic Planning Workshop - issued 9/29/17
ACWD Hosts Free Landscape Workshop for Tri-City Residents - issued 8/24/2017 ACWD Hosts Free Landscape Workshop for Tri-City Residents - issued 8/24/2017
ACWD Board of Directors to Host Series of Strategic Planning Workshops - issued 8/24/17 ACWD Board of Directors to Host Series of Strategic Planning Workshops - issued 8/24/17
ACWD recognized for excellence in financial reporting - issued 6/14/17 ACWD recognized for excellence in financial reporting - issued 6/14/17
ACWD to host Budget Workshop on May 17, 2017 at 4 p.m. - issued 5/12/2017 ACWD to host Budget Workshop on May 17, 2017 at 4 p.m. - issued 5/12/2017
ACWD to hold public hearing on proposed water rate increases on Feb. 9, 2017 at 6 pm- issued 2/2/17 ACWD to hold public hearing on proposed water rate increases on Feb. 9, 2017 at 6 pm- issued 2/2/17
ACWD to Host Community Meeting on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. - issued 1/12/17 ACWD to Host Community Meeting on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. - issued 1/12/17
Alameda County Water District's Washer Rebate Program Ending- issued 12/15/16 Alameda County Water District's Washer Rebate Program Ending- issued 12/15/16
ACWD to Host Financial Workshop on Dec 6 at 4 p.m. - issued 11/23/16 ACWD to Host Financial Workshop on Dec 6 at 4 p.m. - issued 11/23/16
ACWD Joins National Imagine a Day Without Water Campaign - issued 9/8/16 ACWD Joins National Imagine a Day Without Water Campaign - issued 9/8/16
ACWD Board of Directors Vote to Rescind Emergency Ordinance and End Surcharges - issued 7/10/16 ACWD Board of Directors Vote to Rescind Emergency Ordinance and End Surcharges - issued 7/10/16
ACWD Board to Vote on Rescinding Ordinance & Drought Surcharges - issued 6/2/16 ACWD Board to Vote on Rescinding Ordinance & Drought Surcharges - issued 6/2/16
ACWD Celebrates Groundwater Awareness Week - issued 3/4/16 ACWD Celebrates Groundwater Awareness Week - issued 3/4/16
ACWD to Host a Series of Financial Workshops - 11/24/15 ACWD to Host a Series of Financial Workshops - 11/24/15
ACWD and USD Collaborate to Repair Sinkhole - issued 10/16/15 ACWD and USD Collaborate to Repair Sinkhole - issued 10/16/15
ACWD Community Meeting - Water Supply Reliability - issued 10/1/15 ACWD Community Meeting - Water Supply Reliability - issued 10/1/15
ACWD Board Workshop: Financial Planning & Rate Design - issued 9/23/15 ACWD Board Workshop: Financial Planning & Rate Design - issued 9/23/15
ACWD Expects $4 Million Savings Following Decision to Decommission Treatment Plant - issued 8/15/15 ACWD Expects $4 Million Savings Following Decision to Decommission Treatment Plant - issued 8/15/15
Fremont Police release video, seek public's help in solving case of destroyed dam - issued 7/1/15 Fremont Police release video, seek public's help in solving case of destroyed dam - issued 7/1/15
ACWD Breaks Ground on Water Storage Tank Upgrade for Seismic Improvements - issued 6/8/2015 ACWD Breaks Ground on Water Storage Tank Upgrade for Seismic Improvements - issued 6/8/2015
Vandalism Results in Loss of 49 Million Gallons of Water - issued 5/22/15 Vandalism Results in Loss of 49 Million Gallons of Water - issued 5/22/15
ACWD Adopts Bimonthly Service Charge Increases - issued 4/17/15 ACWD Adopts Bimonthly Service Charge Increases - issued 4/17/15
ACWD to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Increase in the Bimonthly Service Charge - issued 4/8/15 ACWD to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Increase in the Bimonthly Service Charge - issued 4/8/15
ACWD to Host Community Meeting: Navigating Through a Drought - issued 3/25/2015 ACWD to Host Community Meeting: Navigating Through a Drought - issued 3/25/2015
ACWD Partners with BAYWORK and Regional Agencies for Career Fair - issued 3/4/15 ACWD Partners with BAYWORK and Regional Agencies for Career Fair - issued 3/4/15
ACWD Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence - issued 2/9/15 ACWD Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence - issued 2/9/15
ACWD Board of Directors to Consider Changes to Water Rates and Charges - issued 2/5/15 ACWD Board of Directors to Consider Changes to Water Rates and Charges - issued 2/5/15
ACWD Employee Elected Vice President of American Water Works Assoc - issued 1/27/15 ACWD Employee Elected Vice President of American Water Works Assoc - issued 1/27/15