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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Stepping up to support California’s energy crisis

A photo of Yuba Water's Narrows 2 Powerhouse with Englebright Dam in the background.

By Willie Whittlesey, general manager of Yuba Water Agency

Between the heat and the rolling blackouts, I’m sure you’ve figured out that we are seeing record breaking demand on California’s electrical system this week. At Yuba Water Agency, we are stepping ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Crews replace key piece of hydro equipment in a matter of days despite unexpected obstacles

A photo of Yuba Water's Narrows 1 Powerhouse

Yuba Water Agency is one step closer to ramping up operations of its recently acquired Narrows 1 hydroelectric power generation facility after the agency’s maintenance and engineering crews replaced a leaky stand pipe, which is a crucial part of the syste...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Yuba Water’s executive advisor and former power systems manager Mike Kline to retire

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Yuba Water Agency Executive Advisor Mike Kline is retiring this month after 10 years with the agency and more than 40 years working in hydroelectric operations and engineering.

Kline was recognized during Yuba Water’s April 20 board of directors meeting fo...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Yuba Water and Yuba College partnership brings real-world experience to local students

Two men talk to each other in a machine shop.

When Hydro Mechanical Engineer Aaron Esselman took classes at Yuba College in 2011, he was simply filling the requirements to transfer to a California State University. Ten years later, he’s back at Yuba College, this time working with students and staff ...

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