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Drought concerns cast shadow over 2015
Sunday Jan 11 2015
A spike in Sierra Nevada precipitation has Placer County Water Agency leaders starting 2015 on a positive note after a year of drought concerns. But they’re also warning tha ...
Call to readers: Drought
Monday Dec 08 2014
Is the drought nearing an end? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and la ...
Reader Input: Are planners drought-savvy?
Friday Nov 21 2014
As a consumer of water, I have been watching my water consumption to do my part in conserving this precious resource. We are constantly being reminded that we are in a drought an ...
Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015
Friday Nov 07 2014
Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...
Placer, Nevada County drought future still unclear as rain, snow season approaches
Friday Nov 07 2014
Placer Water and Nevada Irrigation District officials have the promise of a new rain and snow season but no clear forecast on whether the drought will continue. But they are repor ...
Tiny Ophir hamlet’s weak water-well woes set to end
Thursday Oct 02 2014
The prospect of a guaranteed supply of treated water has Ophir Gardens resident David Pinder happy but not giddy enough to start wasting what is becoming an even more valuable comm ...
Drought conservation drops Placer Water treated-water use by 18.8 percent
Tuesday Sep 09 2014
A major goal of the Placer County Water Agency is to conserve water and keep reservoirs as full as possible in the event that another dry winter again reduces snow-storage levels. ...
Nevada Irrigation District wants sprinklers off in heat of day
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
Keep your sprinklers off between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. That’s the drought-related message the Nevada Irrigation District is sending to its customers. The district, which serve ...
Another View: Sometimes, the only thing to say is ‘C’mon, man’
Friday Aug 01 2014
This week’s column is my personal riff on ESPN’s regular segment during football season in which a panel of commentators and former jocks rip on incompetent plays execu ...
Placer Water users on tap for two sprinkling days a week
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
The Placer County Water Agency is poised to ramp up its recommendations for saving water in August as the California drought continues. The agency board will be asked at a ...
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