Ron Nelson

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Water board’s longest-serving director stepping down after 27 years of service

1981 was a year of beginnings and endings. MTV began. Walter Cronkite signed off. Ronald Reagan moved into the White House. Jimmy Carter moved out. Prince Charles married Lady Dia ...