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 ...