water supply

Centennial Reservoir: A golden opportunity for reliable water supply

If we take a moment to reflect on the history of Placer County and all of our beloved Gold Country, it’s amazing to consider the colossal impact that sparkling, treasured min ...

Placer providers buoyant over water supply

The evidence keeps piling up in the Sierra that the drought is all but over in Placer County. Snowpack is 102 percent of average, according to the Nevada Irrigation District. Sno ...

Snow, rain boost Placer water levels

The first look is a good look for Placer County’s 2016 water supply. And the weather bureau is predicting another wet week to add to storage totals. The Placer County Wat ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...