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Another View: Placer County Water Agency meets its commitments

Managing California’s complex water storage and delivery system is a never-ending balancing act between supply, demand, and environmental considerations, especially during a ...

Auburn area bears witness to environmental impact of King Fire

Four inches of rain is all it took to cloud the middle fork of the American River confluence with a silty, brown haze last week. Today the water is back to its normal hue of blue, ...

Reader Input: PCWA should make saving pay

Hooray for Placer County Water Agency customers who are practicing water conservation. But their actions alone fall short of addressing drought concerns. According to data collecte ...

Reader Input: Sewer rate proposal unclear

It is important to write a letter to the Auburn city clerk to protest and oppose the proposed sewer rate increases if you want your opinion to count. According to the rules of Pr ...

Sheep take a bite out of fire risk

The Placer County Water Agency is using sheep for fire prevention maintenance on the hill behind the headquarters on Ferguson Road in Auburn. More than 60 sheep were put on the hil ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Man faces sentencing in dog abuse case; New principals at local high schools and Placer County Water meeting

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A man who is accused of abusing a small dog named Frankie is having his day in court. Reporter Amy Lobenberg will be there today to learn the person&rs ...

Reader Input: Are we to use or save water?

OK, this just doesn’t make sense to me. PCWA is asking customers to cut back on water use (“Placer Water declares drought during a rainstorm that won’t help enoug ...

Auburn businesses offer deluge of water conservation advice

With water becoming a precious commodity in California and throughout Placer County, several local companies are eager to assist area residents with conservation tips and technique ...

Another View: Cooperation and water conservation key in coming weeks

It seems like water – or lack of it – is on nearly everyone’s mind these days. If it isn’t, it should be. After all, Placer County is potentially facing one ...

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 ...