Shasta County


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June 27, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Starts Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Response to Wildfires

As this video shows, PG&E has begun daily aerial fire patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area to assist state and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

May 5, 2016

PG&E Upgrading Pit 1 Fall River Gates to Automated Control

PG&E will work mid-May through October to upgrade three gates of the Pit 1 Fall River gate structure to automated gates.

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March 10, 2016

PG&E Gas Team Finds a Creative Solution to Keep Customer Safe

When a land survey revealed that a Redding woman’s mobile home was too close to a gas pipeline, PG&E’s Annalesa Wagner had the difficult task of notifying the homeowner. But Wagner and her team got creative and it resulted in the company providing a new home for the woman.

February 19, 2016

Shasta County: PG&E Enhances Safe Operations of Redding-area Gas System

Work will begin this spring to enhance the safety and reliability of PG&E’s natural gas system serving several communities in Shasta County.

December 30, 2015

Project to Extend Natural Gas Pipeline in Rural Area

PG&E will install a new section of natural gas transmission line in a rural area of Cottonwood from January through April.

December 18, 2015

PG&E’s Property Tax Payments Increase to $193 Million as it Further Supports Economic Development

PG&E property taxes increased sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric infrastructure to improve safety and reliability for its customers.

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November 4, 2015

PG&E ‘Eyes in the Skies’ Help Detect, Report Nearly 150 Fires

Daily air patrols began in June and ended Oct. 31. The PG&E patrols spotted 146 fires and in 25 instances were the first to report them to Cal Fire or the U.S. Forest Service allowing the agencies to respond quickly.

October 19, 2015

PG&E to Test Sirens along the Pit River on Oct. 20

PG&E will be testing high-flow warning sirens along the Pit River on Tuesday (Oct. 20). The sirens are meant to warn recreationalists and others in the area that dangerously high river flows will soon occur.

October 2, 2015

PG&E to Provide Parking, Walk-in Access to East Side of Fall River Lake

PG&E will create a parking area and walk-in access to its property on the east side of Fall River Lake.

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August 10, 2015

PG&E Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps North Valley to Enhance Customer Safety

North Valley residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews in the coming week as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

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August 6, 2015

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River Over Two Weekends

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows on the Pit 5 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends.

April 28, 2015

PG&E Wins Environmental Stewardship Award for Restoring Shasta County Wetland

The National Hydropower Association today recognized PG&E with an Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Awards during a luncheon as part of the group’s annual meeting in Washington. PG&E, in partnership with California Waterfowl Association, restored 500 acres of PG&E property to wetlands.

April 27, 2015

PG&E to Upgrade Power Lines in Whitmore

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for all of Whitmore on Saturday, May 2, so crews can safely replace electric equipment on power lines and make additional improvements to increase electric reliability in eastern Shasta County.

March 30, 2015

PG&E to Upgrade Natural Gas Lines in Redding to Increase Safety and Reliability

PG&E will begin work this week to upgrade natural gas distribution lines on a half-mile section of Churn Creek Road in Redding. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the $1 million in upgrades through mid-July.

March 16, 2015

PG&E to Increase Lake Britton, Pit River Levels This Month While Testing New Dam Bladder Gates

PG&E will be increasing the water level of Lake Britton while it tests newly installed bladder crest gates atop the Lake Britton Dam. PG&E encourages people recreating in or near Lake Britton or in the Pit River downstream of the Lake Britton Dam to use extra caution from March 21-31.

"PG&E" refers to Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.
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