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Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Placer water agency concerned about impact of Delta plan

The Delta Plan is raising serious concerns with the Placer County Water Agency. Board members have asked staff to submit agency concerns over the potential impacts on Placer Count ...

Placer County mulls unpredictable Middle Fork money options

Placer County’s Middle Fork money is still question mark. But the question of where the profits should flow continues to be studied. Overall revenue predictions are a movin ...

Placer County mulls unpredictable Middle Fork money options

Placer County’s Middle Fork money is still question mark. But the question of where the profits should flow continues to be studied. Overall revenue predictions are a moving ta ...

McClintock vows to protect Norcal water rights in wake of bill threat

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock is taking a tough stance on area-of-origin water rights protection in the wake of concerns over a newly introduced bill intended to guarantee water for Cen ...

Warm weather’s arrival brings Sierra meltdown concerns

Records show the snow has piled up in the Sierra further into the spring than any other time over the past 65 years. Now it’s time for the meltdown. Just how fast the snowpack ...

Placer’s Middle Fork federal relicensing plans power forward

The Placer County Water Agency is moving into the homestretch in its lengthy process to gain a new federal license for its Middle Fork American River hydroelectric project. The Au ...

Doolittle, restored river get star treatment at pump plant dedication

U.S. Rep. John Doolittle was on the receiving end of a flood of praise Thursday for his efforts in securing funding to build the newly completed Placer County Water Agency pump sta ...