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Posted on: November 18, 2022

New Bear River Setback Levee reduces flood risk for Wheatland residents

Bear River Setback Levee upgrades

After a decade of planning and two years of construction, a new-and-improved setback levee was recently completed along the Bear River west of the City of Wheatland. The new levee is a critical step toward achieving the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Faces of Yuba Water - Staff Accountant

A man in a life jacket holds a crab while out on the water in a kayak.

In this spotlight, we showcase Yuba Water's staff accountant who is part of the team that ensures the agency remains in sound financial standing, which also includes making sure that employees get paid on time and handling their retirement contributions.

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Yuba Water invests $9 million to reduce flood risk and improve climate resilience in Yuba County

An aerial photo of a levee with green plants surrounding it.

The Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors today approved a $9 million grant to support a series of levee improvements in South Yuba County. 

The funding could potentially leverage state and federal dollars for a total investment of $41.6 million in...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Yuba Water extends agreement to transfer water to Bay Area agencies

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The Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors today voted to extend a water transfer agreement with Contra Costa Water District and East Bay Municipal Utility District to potentially sell up to 10,000 acre-feet of water or more, if conditions allow, during the...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Faces of Yuba Water - Plant Mechanic

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In this spotlight, we showcase Yuba Water's plant mechanic who fabricates, maintains and repairs equipment and components associated with Yuba Water's hydroelectric power generation and flood risk reduction facilities.

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Yuba Water approves more than $4.2 million for south county infrastructure and forest biomass plant

Yuba County South

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Oct. 18, 2022) – Yuba Water Agency today approved more than $4.2 million in funding to support a major water and wastewater infrastructure expansion project in south Yuba County and a planned forest biomass plant and business...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

City of Wheatland kicks off $1.36 million comprehensive drinking water project

A man in a yellow vest working on a gauge in the ground.

Today, Yuba Water Agency joined the City of Wheatland for the installation of a new water meter during the groundbreaking ceremony for a comprehensive drinking water project. 

To ensure the community has enough water to make it through increasingl...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Yuba Water issues $14.4 million short-term loan to front Yuba County’s pension obligations and more

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Yuba County will save more than $315,000 over the next year with the help of a $14.4 million low interest loan from Yuba Water Agency to pre-pay the county’s annual California Public Employees' Retirement System payment.

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