Placer County Water Agency

PG&E hopes for permanent canal fix by weekend

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Do your part to conserve water

As you are all well aware, there has been a collapse of the PG&E Bear River Canal near Colfax. This is resulting in shortages of both treated and untreated water that could have ...

Canal construction moving forward

Construction on the Bear River Canal is building momentum and PG&E said it is continuing to work to bring some water to Placer County irrigation customers. The company has finish ...

Nevada District declares water shortage emergency

The Nevada Irrigation District board of directors declared a water shortage emergency Wednesday for the agency’s Placer County irrigation customers. It is the second emergency d ...

PG&E says permanent canal fix could come by mid-June

Tuesday night local water customers spoke out about their concerns and questions surrounding the impacts an April 19 Bear River Canal break is having on their lives, while PG&E sai ...

No ad hoc committee concerning charter city in sight

Residents will have a chance to discuss whether or not they want Auburn to be a charter city, but just how the city will go about doing that was a topic of debate Monday night. In ...