PCWA

Do your part to conserve water

As you are all well aware, there has been a collapse of the PG&E Bear River Canal near Colfax. This is resulting in shortages of both treated and untreated water that could have ...

Together we can weather canal break

One of the defining characteristics of the Auburn community is our ability to pull together in a crisis. When the 49 Fire vanquished 63 homes and businesses, residents rushed in t ...

How well do water-wise rules work?

Re: Placer County Water Agency, water-wise program I have handed out PCWA’s pamphlet, Water-Wise House Call Program, to many folks in the Auburn area. How is that program workin ...

Agency urges conservation

The Placer County Water Agency is urging customers to conserve water after a Bear River Canal break that is expected to affect about 4,800 residents. “The message to all PCWA cu ...

Mavy shows guts and insight

I just read Ben Mavy’s guest column as a Placer County Water Agency Board board member (“Another View,” March 28). It was an excellent article and very encouraging to read h ...

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...

Another View: What should we do now?

Budget deficits, furloughed workers, and reduced tax revenues plague our local governments, but our elected representatives can’t agree on how to balance the budget and fix some ...

Our View: Despite tragedy, Sierra snowpack is great provider

With each passing winter storm, we’re reminded that Sierra snow can be a matter of life and death for those who rely on it. The tragic news last week of the death of 25-year-old ...
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