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Watch this PCWA Presents Free Webinar

A free webinar and live audience Q&A exploring the state of PCWA's water supplies for 2022 amid an emerging third year of severe drought in California.

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Drought Recommendations

California is experiencing a severe drought. With a hot summer coming, Gov. Newsom has called on all Californians to increase their water conservation efforts and reduce water use by 20 percent.

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Multiyear Rate Adjustment

The PCWA Board of Directors has adopted new rates, fees, and charges for water service to take effect on January 1, 2023. PCWA has set up a page complete with FAQs about the new rates and rate-setting process.

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Hazard Tree Removal

PCWA staff will be commencing the removal of hazard trees along the Boardman Canal in the coming weeks due to the storms that impacted our area in December 2021. These hazardous trees and their locations can be reviewed online using our interactive map.

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Recent News
PCWA Awards Five Grants to Placer County Public Water Purveyors

At the PCWA Board of Directors meeting on May 19, the Board awarded five grants totaling $225,000 to four public water purveyors in Placer County. The grants, funded through PCWA’s Financial Assistance Program (FAP), support Placer County special districts with projects that enhance safe and reliable drinking water service, water infrastructure reliability, and water and energy resources stewardship. Read more...

PCWA and Colfax High School are Beating the Buckets for Proper Tree Care

PCWA is launching a new outreach effort to encourage proper tree watering as California enters the third year of serious drought. The outreach campaign features Colfax High School’s newly-formed “Bucket Band” to raise awareness that a 5-gallon bucket is a great way to water young trees. Read more...

PCWA Gets High Praise for Water Quality Management in the Yuba/Bear Watershed

A recently-completed, independent water quality review of the Yuba River and Bear River watershed shows that drinking water, treated by PCWA, typically exceeds the state standards for compliant systems, ranking it among the highest quality water in the region. The conclusion is part of the 2021 Yuba/Bear River Watershed Sanitary Survey. Read more...

PCWA Board Sets Strategic Priorities for 2022

At the PCWA Board of Directors meeting on February 3, the Board held a workshop to reflect on the successes of 2021 and discuss strategic priorities for 2022. High among the issues of importance to the Board are the reliability of PCWA’s water supply, and sustainability of its infrastructure. Read more...

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