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WCW Participates in EPA Tour Celebrating Clean Water Act

WCW was honored to be part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) tour last Friday celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act! The Act has been instrumental in controlling pollution and maintaining water quality across the country and locally. WCW completed several construction projects in the late 1970s and early 1980s that were supported by clean water grants to build much of the existing Water Quality and Resource Recovery Plant (WQRRP). The projects that resulted from these grants, and the Act itself, set the stage for many new, exciting projects happening today! The tour welcomed members of [...]

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Board Confirms Commitment to Public Accountability, Best Practices in Reply to Grand Jury

Richmond, CA – West County Wastewater’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, February 16, approved a formal response to a report by the Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury, reaffirming WCW’s dedication to responsible, open governance and adherence to industry and public agency standards. The Grand Jury’s report, issued in November 2021, did not find evidence of irregularities in WCW’s operations and procedures. The investigation stemmed from a complaint of Board member misconduct, and did not involve allegations of financial or general mismanagement. The Board issued the following in a statement about the response: “At West County Wastewater, we [...]

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