PCWA

Reader Input: PCWA needs to rein in expenses

Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: I sent the following letter to the PCWA board opposing the proposed Zone 1 water rate increases to be decided on ...

Reader Input: PCWA rate rise is out of line

Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: As a PCWA ratepayer, I wrote a letter to PCWA opposing the proposed rate increase to be decided on Aug. 8. The ...

Reader Input: Letter selfish, uninformed

I was stunned by the overwhelming tone of selfishness in the letter from Mr. (W. Brooks) Woodard of Rocklin published in Friday/Saturday’s Journal ranting about his PCWA wate ...

Reader Input: Beware PCWA shakedown

In the midst of a plethora of revelations concerning waste and exorbitant plush retirements effected by government and quasi-government agencies, I am appalled by the shakedown of ...

Road work slows business on Lincoln Way

For Sandra Helms, the construction outside her business on Lincoln Way has become more than just an inconvenience – she believes it’s hurting her bottom line. Helms ra ...

Reader input: Questions for the PCWA

For more than 5 years, we have been regularly attending PCWA board and finance committee meetings. Now we have some questions. 1. Why is it that when PCWA sells water to ot ...

Reader Input: Tired of being hosed by PCWA

Every couple of months we are greeted with a bill from PCWA. Our conservation efforts are drowned out with a $70 charge for a few units of water; $30 charge for the privilege of bu ...

PCWA approves $178,000 in employee bonuses

    Placer County Water Agency employees are receiving a bonus for the first time in its history, said Gray Allen, chairman of the agency’s board of directors. O ...

Water pipeline leaking in Colfax

Gearhart Lane, off North Main Street, is closed as Placer County Water Agency crews investigate the cause of a leaking water main. Water service was cut off Friday afternoon to hom ...

Reader Input Online: Alpine will hit the ground running

I am writing in support of Joshua Alpine for Placer County Water Agency director, Division 5. I have had the opportunity to hear Mr. Alpine speak about the issues and problems faci ...

Candidate’s vision helpful

At the September meeting of the Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council, I was pleased to hear a public comment from Otis Wollan, a candidate for Placer County Water Agency directo ...

Reform pensions, education right now

(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...

Another View: Regional plan best way to address wastewater options

Placer County expects to have a comprehensive regional plan in place soon to bring its North Auburn wastewater treatment system into compliance with federal and state standards wit ...

Punish those copper thieves

Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...

Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite

I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...