placer county water agency

Maki widens funding gap over Alpine, Wollan in Placer water race

AUBURN CA - Ex-Auburn mayor Cheryl Maki has widened the funding gap between her campaign and opponents Josh Alpine and Otis Wollan. But no one’s saying that the candidate who spe ...

100-foot leaking water line to be replaced in North Auburn

A 100-foot treated water service line will be replaced this morning to address a continual leak through cracks in the road on Oakridge Drive in North Auburn, an official from the P ...

Higher profile, higher stakes for Placer Water election

AUBURN CA - The election for Placer County Water Agency’s far-flung eastern district seat is a three-candidate race that is gaining a higher profile and playing with higher stake ...

Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...

Placer water race now has three candidates

AUBURN CA - Colfax City Councilman Joshua Alpine’s 11th hour filing has created a three-candidate race for the vacant Division 5 seat on the Placer County Water Agency board. Alp ...

Placer's water, power concerns voiced in D.C.

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Water Agency is making its case in Congress for treating hydroelectric power from its Middle Fork Project as greener energy than it is now. A local wa ...

June completion on improvements to 3-mile tunnel under Auburn

AUBURN CA - Work is nearing completion on a $1.9 million project to give the Placer County Water Agency more accurate information on flows and temperatures of water coming out of t ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Lack of rainfall signals driest season since 1976-77

AUBURN CA - The water-supply picture for Placer County is growing grimmer. While a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. official has briefed the Placer County Water Agency’s board about c ...

Placer water agency concerned about impact of Delta plan

The Delta Plan is raising serious concerns with the Placer County Water Agency. Board members have asked staff to submit agency concerns over the potential impacts on Placer Count ...

Across-the-board 2 percent raise for Placer County Water workers

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency’s 180 employees – with one notable exception – are getting a 2 percent pay hike across the board. The Auburn based water supplier’s ...

New snow moving Sierra beyond shadow of a drought?

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency Director Mike Lee says that the lack of rain or snow usually means board members can raise a chuckle or two when they speak before a group an ...

Placer supes poised to vote water agency director out of a seat

Mike Lee moved closer Tuesday to being voted out of office and all it will take is three votes. Constituents in the Placer County Water Agency district he has served for the past ...

McClintock vows to protect Norcal water rights in wake of bill threat

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock is taking a tough stance on area-of-origin water rights protection in the wake of concerns over a newly introduced bill intended to guarantee water for Cen ...