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Copper thieves strike far afield in Placer County

A rash of copper thefts has hit Placer County in recent weeks, with several remote locations losing tens thousands of dollars worth of the metal. The Placer County Water Agency d ...

Water agency holds 2011 rates at 2010 levels

The Placer County Water Agency is keeping water rates at current levels for 2011 while holding the line on its own spending. Financial Services Director Joseph Parker described a ...

Water agency moves ahead with new Foresthill HQ for Middle Fork power division

Placer County Water Agency’s new Foresthill base for its Middle Fork power system is moving closer to reality. Directors awarded a $1.36 million construction contract for the se ...

River danger, full water deliveries a mixed blessing as above-average Sierra snowpack starts to melt

For 22 years, Bowman’s Bonnie Lightner has been enjoying a front-row seat from her home overlooking the North Fork American River to the ebbs and flows of the Sierra snowmelt. Th ...

New Placer County Water Agency link to bring treated water to residents near Black Oak Golf Course

The Placer County Water Agency is completing a new treated water link in North Auburn. The directors of the water agency have awarded a $515,000 construction contract for the Bell ...

Drive-by meter readers helping PCWA control costs, accurately bill

New technology is allowing the Placer County Water Agency to read more water meters, keep costs down, and provide more timely, accurate and reliable billing information to customer ...

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 ...

Lincoln Way Pipe Line

A major pipeline project located on upper Lincoln Way adjacent to Interstate 80, will continue construction until June 30 by the Placer County Water Agency. The 36-inch pipe ...

PCWA has H20 for Roseville water needs

A drought alert by the city of Roseville has been answered by assurances from the Placer County Water Agency that adequate water supplies are readily available. David Breninger, w ...

Placer County declares American River pump station project complete

The American River pump station project is officially completed. Directors of the Placer County Water Agency approved a notice of completion on Thursday, closing a 12-year logisti ...