San Juan Water District

Local seats up for grabs in November election

Candidate filing for the Nov. 6 general election opens Monday, July 16, and closes Friday, Aug. 10. If the incumbent fails to file by Aug. 10, the filing period for that office wi ...

Water rates to increase for San Juan Water District retail customers

Water rates will increase by 2 percent for San Juan Water District retail customers beginning in January. The district's board of directors approved the increase in a 3-2 vote on ...

Uhler wins District 4, Placer Board of Supervisors

Incumbent Kirk Uhler will serve a third term representing District 4 on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With all 56 precincts reporting as of midnight Tuesday, Uhler ca ...

San Juan Water District expects to save money with new treatment process

San Juan Water District officials say a new treatment process to remove solids, such as dirt and organic material, from raw water will save more than $250,000 annually. The proces ...

San Juan Water District celebrates anniversary of secondary pipeline

Until a year ago, one pipeline served as the single source of raw water for the San Juan Water District, making it difficult to plan for or deal with outages. The water utility re ...

San Juan flips switch on solar power

The skies were clear and the sun beat down Wednesday, creating the perfect day for San Juan Water District to flip the switch on its new solar power system. The 794-kilowatt syste ...

San Juan Water District earns high financial rating

The San Juan Water District earned the second-highest rating available for its financial stability in a report completed by Fitch Ratings released June 30. The district earned an ...

SJWD ratepayers upset over staff compensation

When it comes to government agencies, water districts often fly under the radar. Granite Bay resident Lianne Peterson says this allows water districts to make decisions with limit ...

Local water district goes solar

The San Juan Water District announced Dec. 1 that it’s going solar with the installation of energy-efficient solar panels. The panels will generate 794 kilowatts, which is near ...

No drought in student’s creative talent

With so much emphasis on saving water these days, San Juan Water District, in cooperation with other local water districts, recently announced the 2009 winners of its poster and sc ...