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Wednesday, October 1
PLACER COUNTY WATER AGENCY
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 ...
Tiny Ophir hamlet’s weak water-well woes set to end
Thursday Oct 02 2014
The prospect of a guaranteed supply of treated water has Ophir Gardens resident David Pinder happy but not giddy enough to start wasting what is becoming an even more valuable comm ...
PG&E, Placer Water working on King Fire asset recovery
Friday Sep 26 2014
Pacific Gas & Electric crews are moving ahead with repairs to a transmission power line damaged by the King Fire while Placer County Water Agency is poised to move in to add up ...
Placer Water expresses fire-protection concerns
Friday Sep 19 2014
As the King Fire continued to roll into Placer County wildland from El Dorado County, water officials intent on preserving both hydroelectric infrastructure and the watershed voice ...
Drought conservation drops Placer Water treated-water use by 18.8 percent
Tuesday Sep 09 2014
A major goal of the Placer County Water Agency is to conserve water and keep reservoirs as full as possible in the event that another dry winter again reduces snow-storage levels. ...
Pool perfection: Make a splash but conserve water, too
Thursday Aug 14 2014
When contractor Jim Courage got ready to put in a pool for his family, it for sure was not going to be a watered-down version. “When we built it in 2005, we wanted to show ...
Placer Water users on tap for two sprinkling days a week
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
The Placer County Water Agency is poised to ramp up its recommendations for saving water in August as the California drought continues. The agency board will be asked at a ...
Local garden makeover rocks water savings
Thursday May 29 2014
Replacing lush, green lawn with rocks may seem like an extreme way to save on irrigation water. But it can be beautiful. “Most rock will look good if you plant nice plants ...
Placer Water: 10 percent water cut good but 20 percent better
Friday Apr 11 2014
Placer County Water Agency is appealing to the public to shoot for a voluntary 10 percent water-use reduction in the wake of projected lower water availability from Pacific Gas &am ...
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