Bear River Canal break

Agency declares water shortage emergency

The Placer County Water Agency has declared a water shortage emergency to try to get repairs made to the Bear River Canal as soon as possible. Local irrigation water customers al ...

PG&E says plan for fixes to Bear River Canal could come this week

PG&E officials said Wednesday they could have a plan soon for temporary and permanent fixes to the Bear River Canal that is currently leaving about 4,800 irrigation water customers ...

How well do water-wise rules work?

Re: Placer County Water Agency, water-wise program I have handed out PCWA’s pamphlet, Water-Wise House Call Program, to many folks in the Auburn area. How is that program workin ...

Water agency urges PG&E to act on canal fix as soon as possible

The county water agency is expressing frustration at the lack of an immediate fix to a canal break that is estimated to cost Placer’s agricultural community at least $10 million ...

Water outages cause for concern in greater Auburn area

With the Placer County Water Agency continuing 24-hour outages for many of its greater Auburn area irrigation customers after an April 19 Bear River Canal break, residents and busi ...

Agency to hold numerous meetings on water outage

For those who want up-to-date news on the Bear River Canal break and how it is affecting the community, Placer County Water Agency has a number of options this week. At 3 p.m. Tu ...

Water agency holding open house to answer questions about canal break

The Placer County Water Agency is reaching out to customers after an April 19 Bear River Canal break that is affecting about 4,000 of the agency’s irrigation water customers. PC ...

General Manager: Water shortage after canal break is ‘catastrophic, dire situation’

Placer County residents including those in Lincoln are feeling the effects of a massive water shortage deemed “catastrophic” due to an April 19 PG&E Bear River Canal break. A ...

Meeting to discuss water agency options after canal break

The Placer County Water Agency is taking another look at the impact to customers resulting from an April 19 break in the PG&E Bear River Canal. The agency is holding a special boa ...

Agency urges conservation

The Placer County Water Agency is urging customers to conserve water after a Bear River Canal break that is expected to affect about 4,800 residents. “The message to all PCWA cu ...

Temporary solution to canal break possible

A temporary solution to water shortages due to a break in the Bear River Canal is a possibility, while permanent repairs are expected to cost over $1 million. On Thursday aftern ...

Alternating outages planned for water customers after canal break

Local agencies are doing what they can to get full water service back to customers after a landslide caused a break in the Bear River Canal just outside of Colfax Tuesday morning. ...
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