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PCWA offers irrigation customers water increase

PCWA announced new canal water customers are being accepted and existing customers may be able to increase their water allotments. The company said in Zone 1, which includes Loomi ...

Fallout from canal break rushes into town

Repairs on the Bear River Canal began this week as Loomis Basin irrigation customers started experiencing rolling outages. Placer County Water Agency officials declared a water em ...

Water agency holds 2011 rates at 2010 levels

The Placer County Water Agency is keeping water rates at current levels for 2011 while holding the line on its own spending. Financial Services Director Joseph Parker described a ...

River danger, full water deliveries a mixed blessing as above-average Sierra snowpack starts to melt

For 22 years, Bowman’s Bonnie Lightner has been enjoying a front-row seat from her home overlooking the North Fork American River to the ebbs and flows of the Sierra snowmelt. Th ...

Placer County Water whittles down number of potential hydropower brokers

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency have authorized staff to select three or more power-marketing firms for further discussions on how the agency can best market its hydroe ...

Statewide mandated cuts in water use would have additional costs

How will Placer County water users be affected as the state legislature considers implementation of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s call for a statewide 20 percent reduction in water use b ...

New rebates offered by Placer County Water Agency

The Placer County Water Agency has begun three new water efficiency rebate programs. They include rebates for lawn replacement with non-water consuming materials or water efficient ...

Mal Toy to retire from county’s water agency

The Placer County Water Agency’s Mal Toy is putting the final touches on an engineering and planning career that has spanned more than 30 years, including the past 14 years with ...

Water Agency to make $7.8 million in improvements

The Placer County Water Agency will apply for a low-interest state loan to replace the old in-ground reservoirs at the Electric Street water storage site in Auburn. On Oct. 2 the a ...

Study says canal system 'efficient'

Irrigation water in the Loomis Basin has always been a coveted resource, but a new study now shows that it’s also important to the local ecosystem. A three-year study, conducted ...