Placer County Water Agency

Twin-tunnel Delta plan concerns Placer water officials

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency leaders are expressing concerns about Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s newly announced Delta Plan, which call ...

Weigh service alternatives with care

I’ve been told that those living in Auburn Lake Trails primarily read the Auburn Journal, so with that target in mind, I will proceed. As president of the board of the Georgetow ...

Missing water meters make home purchases difficult

Since the beginning of the housing slump buyers, sellers and agents have faced unfortunate and unique situations when it comes to completing a transaction.  For Auburn residen ...

19-year-old electrocuted after trespassing into power station

A man was electrocuted by 60,000 volts of electricity after trespassing into the Oxbow Power Station around 1 a.m. Saturday. The 19-year-old from Foresthill was taken to UC Davis ...

Noon Hour Update: What’s happening and what we’re working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Reform pensions, education right now

(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...

Our View: PCWA pay hike doesn’t hold water

In a time of continued slow economic growth that requires many of us to watch every nickel and dime spent, local public entities continue to open their wallets at the most inopport ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday and Mon ...

Foresthill Public Utility District may close

The Foresthill Public Utility District will have to shutdown if water rates aren’t raised or a community advisory committee can’t find solutions to the district’s budget defi ...

Region’s water under threat

Placer County has plenty of water and that’s creating increasing challenges to keep it, a Placer County Water Agency told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The water agency is a ...