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Punish those copper thieves
Monday Aug 15 2011
Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...
Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite
Wednesday Aug 03 2011
I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...
Water agency considers new reservoir
Friday Jul 22 2011
Placer County Water Agency representatives are considering the impact a potential new reservoir in the Auburn area might have on its customers and Placer County. On Thursday the a ...
Conserve our precious water
Thursday Jun 23 2011
Since the Bear River canal was fixed there have been no articles about the continued effort to conserve water. People are back to hosing down parking lots in Auburn. Folks are stil ...
Sierra snow meltdown approaches its full force
Monday Jun 20 2011
With temperatures in the Sierra rising into the 80s, an unusually late mountain-snowcap meltdown is causing downstream flows to rise rapidly. For Steve Jones, Placer County Water ...
Work on Boardman Canal expected to cause some disturbances
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
Work on the Boardman Canal is expected to cause disturbances along Pacific Avenue near Railhead Park. The Placer County Water Agency is working to relocate a section of its Boardm ...
Our View: Conserve, prepare for the worst
Friday Jun 10 2011
Fire and water have at different times put fear into foothill residents. The fear of a devastating summer wildfire is a constant thought on many residents’ minds. The loss of wa ...
Another View: Thank you from PCWA to all its customers
Wednesday Jun 08 2011
The failure of the Pacific Gas & Electric Bear River Canal this spring to sustain water supplies to PCWA was a very serious situation for the people of Placer County. Thankfully w ...
Agency calls end to water shortage emergency
Monday Jun 06 2011
The Placer County Water Agency has called an end to a water shortage emergency caused by an April 19 Bear River Canal break. The agency’s board Monday also approved reduced bil ...
PG&E: Bear River Canal back to normal by early next week
Thursday Jun 02 2011
PG&E said Thursday afternoon full flows in the Bear River Canal are expected to be up by early next week after an April 19 canal break near Colfax High School. The company also ce ...
PG&E hopes for permanent canal fix by weekend
Wednesday Jun 01 2011
Construction on the Bear River Canal could be finished this week after a huge chunk broke and water rushed down a muddy mountain side April 19, cutting water to about 4,800 irrigat ...
Canal’s temporary bypass complete
Friday May 27 2011
A temporary bypass is now flowing water from the PG&E Bear River Canal to Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District customers. According to Denny Boyles, spokesman ...
Water agency not planning to increase rates
Thursday May 26 2011
The Placer County Water Agency is not currently looking at rate increases to help cover the costs resulting from the April 19 Bear River Canal break, and instead is hoping to reimb ...
Water agency still unsure about canal break’s impact on rates
Wednesday May 25 2011
The Placer County Water Agency still isn’t talking about how an April 19 Bear River Canal break could affect customer rates, and customers are saying if rates went up there is no ...
PG&E continuing canal construction, pumping from Bear River
Friday May 20 2011
Construction on the broken section of the Bear River Canal is continuing to move forward and representatives from Placer County Water Agency and PG&E said they are happy with the p ...
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