David Breninger

Placer Water acts to prevent King Fire timber disaster

With the possibility of winter rains causing mudslides that could send thousands of trees downstream along the Rubicon River, Placer County Water Agency is acting to prevent a pote ...

Placer Water GM David Breninger to retire after 23 years

A 23-year Placer County Water Agency career as general manager is coming to an end for David Breninger with a shower of accolades. Breninger announced his retirement Thursday to t ...

Placer Water: 10 percent water cut good but 20 percent better

Placer County Water Agency is appealing to the public to shoot for a voluntary 10 percent water-use reduction in the wake of projected lower water availability from Pacific Gas &am ...

With hills drying up, Placer Water could declare drought emergency Feb. 6

Expecting water deliveries from its primary supplier to be less than half of normal, Placer County Water Agency is moving on plans to dramatically curtail water use by irrigation a ...

Placer Water has 2014 supply concerns

  The Placer County Water Agency is saying that a good rainfall year is needed in 2014 to restock mountain reservoirs. And the Water Agency is already looking at the possibi ...

Media Life: Auburn blows by Davis for regional cycling bragging rights

You’d think Davis would be wearing the yellow jersey when it comes to naming the community in the region that has the most diligent bike peddlers. But you’d be wrong i ...

Placer Water board OKs first rate hike in five years

Placer County Water Agency’s Zone 1 customers will be subject to rate increases of 9.1 percent in 2014 and 3.7 percent in 2015, directors decided Thursday. The 5-0 decision ...

Placer Water: Delta planners not considering upstream water needs

   Placer County Water Agency officials are voicing concerns that proposed solutions to problems of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta could bring serious impacts to ...

Placer politics' elder statesman Alex Ferreira retiring

Alex Ferreira, Placer County Water Agency director for Lincoln’s District 2 and the elder statesman of Placer politics, is stepping down from the board due to health reasons. ...

Placer Water considers rate increases

A spike in the wholesale cost of water from Pacific Gas & Electric and an ongoing demand for operational upgrades is spurring the Placer County Water Agency to consider its fir ...