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Canal’s temporary bypass complete

A temporary bypass is now flowing water from the PG&E Bear River Canal to Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District customers. According to Denny Boyles, spokesman ...

Water agency not planning to increase rates

The Placer County Water Agency is not currently looking at rate increases to help cover the costs resulting from the April 19 Bear River Canal break, and instead is hoping to reimb ...

Water agency still unsure about canal break’s impact on rates

The Placer County Water Agency still isn’t talking about how an April 19 Bear River Canal break could affect customer rates, and customers are saying if rates went up there is no ...

PG&E shows that it cares

We would like to thank PG&E for all of their hard work and the care given to those of us who live near the (Bear River) canal break. We know how hard it must be to try to keep eve ...

PG&E continuing canal construction, pumping from Bear River

Construction on the broken section of the Bear River Canal is continuing to move forward and representatives from Placer County Water Agency and PG&E said they are happy with the p ...

Utilities that trump PG&E

Re: SmartMeter/jurisdiction SmartMeters are installed on homes regardless of radio frequency radiation concentrations or consumer sensitivities. PG&E is now proposing one-time ch ...

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 ...

Canal construction moving forward

Construction on the Bear River Canal is building momentum and PG&E said it is continuing to work to bring some water to Placer County irrigation customers. The company has finish ...

Wanted: Brave souls to fix canal

If you read the May 8 Sunday Journal about “canal repair” you read what Steve Bennett, PG&E operations manager said. He said that some of the hazards at the canal break are may ...

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 ...

PG&E says permanent canal fix could come by mid-June

Tuesday night local water customers spoke out about their concerns and questions surrounding the impacts an April 19 Bear River Canal break is having on their lives, while PG&E sai ...

PG&E a private company

Hey, Henry Sinclair of Penryn (“Let private (sector) company fix canal,” Reader Input, May 10): Don’t you know that PG&E is a private company? Pretty ironic that Beth Gain ...

Water customers have another chance for answers on shortage

The Placer County Water Agency is planning a public meeting today where it’s expected to formalize a state of emergency claim and stress water conservation after an April 19 Bear ...

Let private (sector) company fix canal

As a customer directly affected by the (Bear River) canal break, I am appalled by PG&E’s inability to solve this problem after two-plus weeks. Your picture in the Auburn Journal ...

Cost of canal fix unknown

PG&E is not yet focusing on the cost of a break in the 21-mile long Bear River Canal, but construction is set to begin Monday. Denny Boyles, spokesman for PG&E, said the company h ...