middle fork project

Placer Water has concerns over Granite Chief Wilderness expansion drive

A Coloma-based group’s campaign to expand the Granite Chief Wilderness Area by more than 10,000 acres west of Lake Tahoe is raising Placer County Water Agency concerns. In a ...

Placer Water OK’s interim Middle Fork power pact with PG&E

The Placer County Water Agency and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. have OK’d a temporary power purchase pact as a stopgap until a permanent agreement can be approved by the Ca ...

PCWA inks $3.3 million in consultant contracts for Middle Fork relicensing

With the $30 million Middle Fork American River Project FERC relicensing effort nearing the homestretch, the Placer County Water Agency has re-hired a half-dozen consultants to hel ...

Alex Ferreira, Placer politics’ elder statesman, heads Placer County Water Agency board at 83

At 83, Alex Ferreira can take the long view on Placer County politics past. But he’s also a key, active player in its present and future. Born in Ophir and a lifelong resident ...