Einar Maisch

Placer Water expresses fire-protection concerns

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 ...

Earth Day water wars topic stirs debate at Sierra College forum

ROCKLIN – Water was the Earth Day topic at a Sierra College forum Tuesday that delved into everything from the current drought to the prospects of sea levels rising in future ...

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Placer County livestock grazing concerns mount as drought parches grasslands

Placer County foothills grazing lands are the wrong color for this time of year – a wan yellow with patches of red dirt instead of emerging green. And that spells trouble fo ...

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’s Einar Maisch presented with Statesman of Year award

Placer County Water Agency’s director of strategic affairs has been named the Regional Water Authority’s Statesman of the Year. Einar Maisch, who has served in the str ...

Placer Water co-hosting Bay-Delta conservation forum

The Placer County Water Agency is playing a lead role in a forum on the potential ramifications stemming from the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan. The Auburn-based agency will b ...

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 has serious concerns about Delta water plans

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 ...

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 ...