placer county water agency

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 ...

Warm weather’s arrival brings Sierra meltdown concerns

Records show the snow has piled up in the Sierra further into the spring than any other time over the past 65 years. Now it’s time for the meltdown. Just how fast the snowpack ...

As water agency prepares for financial windfall, grand jury expresses planning concerns

A grand jury report is recommending the Placer County Water Agency plan more for the future, including how to spend the tens of millions of dollars in profits it may be earning ann ...

PCWA inks $3.3 million in consultant contracts for Middle Fork relicensing

With the $30 million Middle Fork American River Project FERC relicensing effort nearing the homestretch, the Placer County Water Agency has re-hired a half-dozen consultants to hel ...

Jarvis picked to lead water agency board

Lowell Jarvis, who has represented the Auburn area on the Placer County Water Agency board, will take his turn as chairman in 2011. In line for the post after serving as vice-chai ...

Placer’s Middle Fork federal relicensing plans power forward

The Placer County Water Agency is moving into the homestretch in its lengthy process to gain a new federal license for its Middle Fork American River hydroelectric project. The Au ...