middle fork

PG&E, Placer Water working on King Fire asset recovery

Pacific Gas & Electric crews are moving ahead with repairs to a transmission power line damaged by the King Fire while Placer County Water Agency is poised to move in to add up ...

Placer Water marks 50 years of Middle Fork Project

  A half century ago, Placer County Water Agency leaders finalized documents that led to construction of the Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project. The public is ...

Placer Water moves toward new power systems operations

  Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday approved several measures related to future operations, maintenance and energy sales of the agency’s Middle Fo ...

Placer's water, power concerns voiced in D.C.

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Water Agency is making its case in Congress for treating hydroelectric power from its Middle Fork Project as greener energy than it is now. A local wa ...

Placer supes in regional sewer standoff

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on regional sewer treatment is still at least a meeting away. On Tuesday, Supervisor Robert Weygandt failed in an attempt ...

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 ...

Auburn-area rivers running weaker but still cause for caution

Whitewater rafting outfitters are finally looking at low-enough river flows to put them back on the upper Middle Fork of the American River and through the famed Tunnel Chute. Tri ...

As water agency prepares for financial windfall, grand jury expresses planning concerns

A grand jury report is recommending the Placer County Water Agency plan more for the future, including how to spend the tens of millions of dollars in profits it may be earning ann ...

Placer County Water whittles down number of potential hydropower brokers

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency have authorized staff to select three or more power-marketing firms for further discussions on how the agency can best market its hydroe ...