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Placer Water budget set at $90.8 million

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted a combined 2014 calendar-year budget of $90.8 million. The combined budget includes a water division budget of $53. ...

Placer Water board OKs first rate hike in five years

Placer County Water Agency’s Zone 1 customers will be subject to rate increases of 9.1 percent in 2014 and 3.7 percent in 2015, directors decided Thursday. The 5-0 decision ...

Reader Input: PCWA needs to rein in expenses

Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: I sent the following letter to the PCWA board opposing the proposed Zone 1 water rate increases to be decided on ...

Placer Water considers rate increases

A spike in the wholesale cost of water from Pacific Gas & Electric and an ongoing demand for operational upgrades is spurring the Placer County Water Agency to consider its fir ...

Reader Input: Fight the sewer tax increase

All homeowners in Sewer Maintenance District No. 1 must protest the tax increase proposed by the Placer County Board of Supervisors and send a letter of protest to the county by Ma ...

North Auburn residents to protest sewer rate hike

  A North Auburn community meeting ended with some residents ready to mobilize a protest against the proposed sewer rate hike – but the half-filled room of about 20 peo ...

Another View: Foresthill Public Utility District has a mission of responsibility

There is a great deal of mistrust with regard to the past performance of the Foresthill Public Utility District (FPUD), and rightly so. The district appears to have been mismanaged ...

Massive Foresthill Water Rate Increase Dismays

I stopped in for a cup of coffee at the local Foresthill watering hole where the local see all; know all gather to solve not only Foresthill problems but also the worlds. The conve ...

Nevada Irrigation District looks at rollback of planned 2010 rate increase

Rolling back part of next year’s 5.4 percent rate increase to help customers during the economic downturn is on the table as Nevada Irrigation District’s board considers future ...