watershed

Auburn, Placer dig in for next big rain storm

Auburn continues in drought mode as forecasters look to the horizon for another significant rainstorm.   And while a round of rain could come as early as Saturday n ...

New watershed fire-prevention fee for water customers in Placer County's future?

Could Placer County Water Agency users soon be paying an extra charge on their bills for clearing brush and protecting the upstream watershed against fire and erosion? It’s a qu ...