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North Yuba Forest Partnership gains national support for forest resilience work in North Yuba River watershed

Sacramento, Calif. (April 13, 2022) — The United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced the North Yuba River watershed as one of the 10 initial landscapes funded for the U.S. Forest Service’s 10-year Wildfire Crisis Strategy implementation.  Launched earlier this year, the strategy outlines the need […]

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Yuba Water removes hazardous trees impacted by bark beetles around Lake Francis

This week, Yuba Water Agency’s work to remove 284 dead and dying hazardous trees around Lake Francis is expected to wrap up, which will reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and help slow the spread of a bark beetle infestation. California’s ongoing drought conditions have lowered the trees’ resistance to bark beetle infestation, leading to […]

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Yuba Water approves $240,000 for Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council to help reduce risk of devastating wildfire in Yuba County foothills

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2022) – The Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors today approved a local cost-share grant worth up to $240,000 for the Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and improve public safety for communities in the Yuba County foothills. The funding will serve as […]

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New Forest Resilience Bond will finance $25 million of restoration to reduce wildfire risk on the Tahoe National Forest in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 26, 2021) – World Resources Institute, Blue Forest Conservation, National Forest Foundation, U.S. Forest Service, Yuba Water Agency and the North Yuba Forest Partnership are pleased to announce the launch of the second Forest Resilience Bond (FRB): the Yuba II FRB. The new FRB on the Tahoe National Forest will finance $25 […]

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Yuba Water Agency recognized for its leadership in Yuba River watershed education

Yuba Water Agency has received a distinguished contribution award from the California Association of Science Educators (CASE) for its Yuba River watershed curriculum project. The project is the cornerstone of the agency’s broader watershed education program, which aims to promote stewardship and awareness of the region’s water and natural resources.  “We’re honored to receive this […]

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Yuba Water grants support levee improvements throughout Yuba County

Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors today approved more than $1.1 million for critical urban and rural levee improvements in Yuba County.  “These investments ensure Yuba County businesses and communities can continue to grow and thrive knowing that they’re among the best protected in the state in terms of flood risk,” said Yuba Water Vice-Chairman […]

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Yuba Water provides $15,000 grant to the Camptonville Community Services District to help with water supply reliability

he Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors today approved a $15,000 grant for the Camptonville Community Services District to help them seek additional financial and technical support to ensure the community is better able to handle drought.  Camptonville will use the grant to prepare a drought relief funding application through the California Department of Water […]

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Yuba Water, Yuba County offering loaner life jackets at New Bullards Bar and Lake Francis

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (June 18, 2021) – To further promote recreation and water safety, Yuba Water Agency has partnered with Yuba County to establish the Life Jacket Loaner Program.  Four loaner stations have been installed at New Bullards Bar Reservoir and Lake Francis to increase the use and accessibility of life jackets and prevent drowning-related incidents. […]

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Yuba Water Agency provides $2 million loan for Goldfields flood risk reduction work

MARYSVILLE, Calif. – Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors yesterday approved a $2 million loan to the Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority to complete the construction of a new levee near the Yuba Goldfields that will bring a 200-year level of urban flood protection to southern Yuba County. The 2.5-mile-long levee, which will be fully […]

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Yuba Water and Scripps Institution of Oceanography partner to bring weather station to Browns Valley Elementary students

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (April 21, 2021) – Browns Valley Elementary students now have the opportunity to contribute to science and weather forecasts in their watershed thanks to a new monitoring station installed at the school by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego with support from Yuba Water Agency. “We’re so excited to work […]

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Yuba Water Agency funds drinking water infrastructure repairs for Camptonville residents

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2020) — Yuba Water Agency took action yesterday to improve water supply reliability for Camptonville residents. A $56,000 grant, approved today by Yuba Water’s board of directors, provides necessary funding for the Camptonville Community Services District to perform repairs to its Campbell Gulch diversion structure, which captures and diverts water for […]

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Potential site for future water education center in Yuba County identified

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2020)  – Riverfront land just outside of Marysville may be the future home of Yuba Water Agency’s planned Watershed Experience Center. Yesterday, the board of directors voted to move forward with preliminary environmental work to determine the feasibility of developing a new water education center at Hammon Grove Park, on land […]