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PLACER COUNTY WATER AGENCY
Court ruling creates new drought concern
Wednesday Apr 22 2015
Placer County Water Agency is gauging the potential impact of a new court ruling on tiered water rates. It’s a ruling that Gov. Jerry Brown has already declared a “str ...
Placer Water pumps up drought strategy
Sunday Apr 19 2015
Continuing to be wary of both the weather and potential new government water-cutback demands, the Placer County Water Agency is moving into the dry months of the year reasonably co ...
Placer Water approves raised water-saving levels – with more on way
Thursday Apr 09 2015
Placer County Water Agency’s conservation benchmark is now up to 25 percent, with another increase to 30 percent coming soon. The water saving measures follow more than a ye ...
Placer Water chief David Breninger retires after 23 years
Sunday Mar 08 2015
Through droughts, fires and floods impacting Placer County’s water supply, there has been one leadership constant over the past 23 years. On Thursday, Placer County Water Ag ...
Gusher in Auburn after water main breaks
Friday Feb 20 2015
The water flowed in torrents down Auburn’s Nevada Street near Interstate 80 on Thursday after workers reportedly drilled into a 12-inch main. The gusher appeared on the side ...
Safety – not drought – drains Auburn-area lake
Friday Jan 16 2015
Safety not drought is behind a draw-down of Lake Arthur water levels this week. The Placer County Water Agency, which operates the 106-year-old dam and reservoir, conducted an ins ...
Drought concerns cast shadow over 2015
Sunday Jan 11 2015
A spike in Sierra Nevada precipitation has Placer County Water Agency leaders starting 2015 on a positive note after a year of drought concerns. But they’re also warning tha ...
Water providers upbeat on drought, concerned about runoff
Wednesday Dec 17 2014
The Nevada Irrigation District is upbeat about water storage and hopeful that ongoing drought conditions will be lessened. General Manager Rem Scherzinger reported that the distri ...
Placer, Nevada County drought future still unclear as rain, snow season approaches
Friday Nov 07 2014
Placer Water and Nevada Irrigation District officials have the promise of a new rain and snow season but no clear forecast on whether the drought will continue. But they are repor ...
Placer Water GM David Breninger to retire after 23 years
Saturday Nov 01 2014
A 23-year Placer County Water Agency career as general manager is coming to an end for David Breninger with a shower of accolades. Breninger announced his retirement Thursday to t ...
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