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Placer Water chief David Breninger retires after 23 years
Sunday Mar 08 2015
Through droughts, fires and floods impacting Placer County’s water supply, there has been one leadership constant over the past 23 years. On Thursday, Placer County Water Ag ...
Placer Water expresses fire-protection concerns
Friday Sep 19 2014
As the King Fire continued to roll into Placer County wildland from El Dorado County, water officials intent on preserving both hydroelectric infrastructure and the watershed voice ...
Will Placer Water be imposing drought-related water-use restrictions?
Friday Apr 04 2014
Placer County Water Agency is poised to take steps that could result in voluntary water-use reductions on outdoor lawn or garden irrigation. Under a draft plan that was presented ...
Placer Water prepares to put voluntary water-saving measures in place
Tuesday Jan 14 2014
The Placer County Water Agency is moving toward a Feb. 6 public hearing that would target a voluntary drop in water use by customers of up to 20 percent to fight drought conditions ...
Placer Water has serious concerns about Delta water plans
Monday Jul 22 2013
Leaders of the Placer County Water Agency say the current Bay Delta Conservation Plan focuses benefits on the Delta and Southern California at the expense of the Northern Californi ...
Media Life: Mystery of Placer High bomb shelter solved
Friday Jul 12 2013
One of last summer’s mysteries has been solved ... thanks to the Auburn Journal’s own “All Those Years Ago.” The bi-weekly compendium of news 50 ye ...
PG&E: Bear River Canal back to normal by early next week
Thursday Jun 02 2011
PG&E said Thursday afternoon full flows in the Bear River Canal are expected to be up by early next week after an April 19 canal break near Colfax High School. The company also ce ...
PG&E hopes for permanent canal fix by weekend
Wednesday Jun 01 2011
Construction on the Bear River Canal could be finished this week after a huge chunk broke and water rushed down a muddy mountain side April 19, cutting water to about 4,800 irrigat ...
PG&E continuing canal construction, pumping from Bear River
Friday May 20 2011
Construction on the broken section of the Bear River Canal is continuing to move forward and representatives from Placer County Water Agency and PG&E said they are happy with the p ...
Water customers have another chance for answers on shortage
Monday May 09 2011
The Placer County Water Agency is planning a public meeting today where it’s expected to formalize a state of emergency claim and stress water conservation after an April 19 Bear ...
PG&E says plan for fixes to Bear River Canal could come this week
Wednesday May 04 2011
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 ...
Water outages cause for concern in greater Auburn area
Tuesday May 03 2011
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 ...
General Manager: Water shortage after canal break is ‘catastrophic, dire situation’
Thursday Apr 28 2011
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 ...
Agency urges conservation
Friday Apr 22 2011
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 ...
Bear River canal break to affect 4,800 customers, water agency managers say
Tuesday Apr 19 2011
A Tuesday morning break in the PG&E Bear River Canal could impact 4,800 Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District customers in the greater Auburn area. Dave Breni ...
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