Einar Maisch

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Placer County livestock grazing concerns mount as drought parches grasslands

Placer County foothills grazing lands are the wrong color for this time of year – a wan yellow with patches of red dirt instead of emerging green. And that spells trouble fo ...

With hills drying up, Placer Water could declare drought emergency Feb. 6

Expecting water deliveries from its primary supplier to be less than half of normal, Placer County Water Agency is moving on plans to dramatically curtail water use by irrigation a ...

Placer Water’s Einar Maisch presented with Statesman of Year award

Placer County Water Agency’s director of strategic affairs has been named the Regional Water Authority’s Statesman of the Year. Einar Maisch, who has served in the str ...

Placer Water co-hosting Bay-Delta conservation forum

The Placer County Water Agency is playing a lead role in a forum on the potential ramifications stemming from the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan. The Auburn-based agency will b ...

Placer Water board OKs first rate hike in five years

Placer County Water Agency’s Zone 1 customers will be subject to rate increases of 9.1 percent in 2014 and 3.7 percent in 2015, directors decided Thursday. The 5-0 decision ...

Placer Water considers rate increases

A spike in the wholesale cost of water from Pacific Gas & Electric and an ongoing demand for operational upgrades is spurring the Placer County Water Agency to consider its fir ...

Placer politics’ elder statesman heads water board

At 83, Alex Ferreira can take the long view on Placer County politics past. But he’s also a key, active player in its present and future. Born in Ophir and a lifelong resident ...