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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Hydropower is about clean energy, reliability, jobs and a secure future for Yuba County


By Curt Aikens, Yuba Water Agency general manager

On Friday, Aug. 23, Yuba Water Agency will join hydropower facilities all around the country in recognizing National Hydropower Day. Do we get the day off work? Kids get out of school? Sorry to disappoint. ...

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Current Thoughts
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Current Thoughts: A compromise - good for the fish and the economy

Fish habitat restoration on the Yuba River

by Brent Hastey, Yuba Water Agency board chairman

Happy New Year! There are many things to look forward to in the new year and the ever-changing landscape of water policy. Some of the biggest topics to keep an eye on are the ongoing Bay-Delta negotiations ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Current Thoughts: Proposition 3 deserves your attention

Formal headshot of Yuba Water Agency Board Chairman Brent Hastey

In November, voters will face a string of initiatives. As the chairman of the Yuba Water Agency and the president of the Association of California Water Agencies, I encourage you to take a good, hard look at Proposition 3, the Water Supply and Water Quali...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Current Thoughts: 10 Successful Years

Internal componets to the dam

May 2018 officially marked 10 successful years of the Lower Yuba River Accord, a statewide model settlement agreement between 18 different agencies, with many different interests and needs, all working together to make the Yuba River better.

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