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Posted on: September 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Flood Control District wins APWA 2023 Project of the Year

Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Receives Project of the Year Award from American Public Works Association

September 21, 2023, Unincorporated Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department is pleased to announce that the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FC District) has been awarded the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2023 Public Works Project of the Year Award. 

The FC District has received APWA’s 2023 Public Works Project of the Year Award for the FC District’s excellence in the management and administration of the Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project (Project). The Project is a multi-benefit project that will improve habitat quality and diversity, provide outdoor recreation and environmental education, and strengthen regional flood protection for the residents of Contra Costa County. For more information about the FC District or the Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project, please visit: www.contracosta.ca.gov/floodcontroldistrict

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels, and other drainage and over 150 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sandbag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.  CCCPWD operates two airports, Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, and Byron Airport in Byron. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us at: www.cccpublicworks.org

Project of the Year Awards Ceremony at the 2023 Public Works Expo
Lower Walnut Creek_Awards Ceremony at PWX 2023(Photo Courtesy of the American Public Works Association)

CONTACTS 

FC District:        Tim Jensen, 925.313.2390

Public Works:    Media Inquiries: Kelly Kalfsbeek, 925.313.2115, 925.723.2382

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