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AMI Symposium Postponed Until Early 2015

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The AMI Symposium has been postponed due to low registration.  While we have received strong interest in the event, we recognize many interested members are especially busy right now helping with the drought response.  To ensure a more robust day of training we are looking to reschedule the Symposium in early 2015.  To give you as much notice as possible the event was postponed in advance of the registration deadline. For more information, please contact Council staff or look for web and email updates.

Placer County Water Agency New Employment Opportunity - Water Efficiency Specialist I

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


$37,484 - $47,842 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits


PCWA is seeking an energetic individual to perform a variety of activities assisting in the implementation of the Agency’s water efficiency programs, including performing landscape water audits, tracking water saving, preparing water audit reports for customers and conducting public outreach activities designed to promote water efficiency.  The ideal candidate for this position will possess increasingly responsible experience working in water efficiency programs for a water utility.  Possession of a valid Irrigation Association Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA) certificate or equivalent and a valid California Department of Public Health Water Distribution Operators Certificate, Grade 1 or 2, is desirable.  Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application:

You may view the job announcement by clicking here.

Applications must be received on/before 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2014.


PCWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The external recruitment for Water Efficiency Specialist I is now open in OARS and available at  

City, plaintiffs settle suit over water rates

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the city’s water and sewer rates reached a $195,000 settlement with the city Tuesday night. The announcement came after a unanimous, closed-session vote to approve the deal, Mayor Dan Wolk said.

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Congress running out of time to reach compromise on drought relief legislation

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It's summer recess in Washington. Congress has been gone all month, but talks continue behind the scenes to try to find a compromise on drought legislation.

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California drought: San Jose declares water shortage, but won't fine wasters

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
More than seven months into the California drought, San Jose has officially declared a citywide water shortage, asking the city's 1 million residents to cut their water use by 20 percent -- but there will be no new consequences for those who don't.

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