PCWA

Mercury rises again

Auburn is once again a dry and mild-weather zone, as sunny days and creeping temperatures have driven out the frost. But they’ve also protracted an ongoing dry spell that has ...

Loomis man finds water job a dream

Brent Smith, of Loomis, loves working with water so you could say working for the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) for 25 years has been his dream job. But it gets even better fo ...

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 ...