Placer County Water Agency

Our View: 2010: Let’s get back to basics on money, water, jobs

If 2009 was the year of the great recession, is 2010 the year of the great recovery? While few economists see the new year bringing robust growth, there are enough positive signs ...

Water future safe in state’s hands? I trust my Mom

Now that it appears the Legislature has a handle on the state’s future water needs, it’s time for all of us to suck it up. We’re talkin’ water conservation, folks. And not ...

McClintock pushes for hearing on valley water situation

U.S. Rep Tom McClintock is wading into the California water wars on the federal front. Using his position as ranking Republican member on the House Water and Power Subcommittee, t ...

DA declines to prosecute official’s case

The District Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute a domestic violence case against an Auburn public official. On Monday, Karin Bjork, supervising district attorney, said ...

Multiple projects abuzz in Auburn

There has been some confusion about the role of city commissions and committees over the past few weeks. I want to set the record straight. The city has a number of advisory bodie ...

Auburn water worker keeps water flowing for 49 Fire while own home burns

With his family out of harm’s way after fleeing the approaching 49 Fire, Don Miller went to work to help save the town. Power was out at the Nevada Irrigation District water tr ...

H2O rates kept reasonable

We would like to commend Placer County Water Agency for their prudent management and teamwork that enabled them to maximize efficiencies while containing costs. These actions mean ...

Water agency seeks corporate partner to sell energy

The Placer County Water Agency is looking for a corporate partner to help bring its electricity to market. With a contract with Pacific Gas & Electric up in 2013, the water agency ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...

State budget loans: Water districts feeling the bite

Editor's note: Solving the $24 billion state budget deficit meant cuts to local programs. In this series, the Journal looks at how they may affect you. The Nevada Irrigation Dist ...