placer county water agency

Repeal septic system inspection legislation: Ted Gaines

The furor over mandatory septic system inspections and an estimated $325 fee that will have to be paid was evident at a town-hall meeting Thursday in Auburn. But there was also a ...

Update: Carmichael man died on Western States Trail near Auburn

A man who died Friday of a probable heart attack on the Western States Trail near Auburn has been identified as Lawrence Muller, 55, of Carmichael.The Placer County Coroner’s Off ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...

Doolittle opposes Auburn dam water rights revocation

Reacting to a proposed move by the state Water Resources Control Board to revoke U.S. Bureau of Reclamation water rights on the American River connected to the long-stalled Auburn ...

Snowpack, water-storage picture brightens

The Sierra is holding above-average levels of snow for this time of year, boosting Nevada Irrigation District and Placer County Water Agency water-supply expectations. The irrigat ...

Newt kid in town

Sierra newts are making their way these days to Auburn-area waterways to do what comes naturally. With spring approaching, male newts of a subspecies that sports a tomato-red unde ...

May 1 target date for PCWA pump station dedication

May 1 is the target date for dedication of the new Placer County Water Agency pump station. The pump station, part of a $75 million project that includes restoration of the Americ ...

Tap vs. bottled

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer Plain old Placer County Water Agency tap water got some high ratings Monday in a blind taste test against bottled waters by thirsty American ...
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