Placer County Water Agency

Agency to hold numerous meetings on water outage

For those who want up-to-date news on the Bear River Canal break and how it is affecting the community, Placer County Water Agency has a number of options this week. At 3 p.m. Tu ...

General Manager: Water shortage after canal break is ‘catastrophic, dire situation’

Placer County residents including those in Lincoln are feeling the effects of a massive water shortage deemed “catastrophic” due to an April 19 PG&E Bear River Canal break. A ...

Meeting to discuss water agency options after canal break

The Placer County Water Agency is taking another look at the impact to customers resulting from an April 19 break in the PG&E Bear River Canal. The agency is holding a special boa ...

Temporary solution to canal break possible

A temporary solution to water shortages due to a break in the Bear River Canal is a possibility, while permanent repairs are expected to cost over $1 million. On Thursday aftern ...

Bear River canal break to affect 4,800 customers, water agency managers say

A Tuesday morning break in the PG&E Bear River Canal could impact 4,800 Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District customers in the greater Auburn area. Dave Breni ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...

Job fair bringing together businesses with prospective employees in Auburn

Approximately 20 businesses and government agencies have signed up for the Placer County Job Fair being held in Auburn Tuesday. “We wanted to get companies that actually had jobs ...

Petition drive begins

The League of Placer County Taxpayers is at the forefront of a petition drive that could see voters being asked in November to put Middle Fork Project spending controls in place. ...