Shasta County

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.

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.

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February 11, 2015

PG&E Safely Restores Power to Nearly All Customers after Back-to-Back Weekend Storms

More than 2,000 PG&E personnel fanned out across Northern and Central California over the past five days to restore power to hundreds of thousands of customers impacted by the first storms of 2015. Heavy rain and high winds pummeled a large swath of the utility’s service area. From early morning on Friday through Tuesday, the utility restored service to nearly all of the more than 460,000 customers who lost power.

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February 5, 2015

Be Prepared: First Big Storm of 2015 Coming

PG&E reminds its customers that power outages may occur due to wet and windy weather forecast to begin Thursday and last through the weekend, the first major rainfall in the utility’s service area since two powerful December storms.

December 19, 2014

PG&E Pays $172 million in Property Taxes to California Counties

PG&E increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric system to improve safety and…

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December 17, 2014

PG&E Improves Wetland Habitat in Shasta County

As this video story shows, PG&E worked collaboratively with agencies and groups like the California Waterfowl Association to restore wetland lost to grazing more than 100 years ago in Shasta County.

October 13, 2014

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Portion of Pit River for Five Days

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows in the Pit 1 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County October 17-22..

September 5, 2014

PG&E to Upgrade Poles to Enhance Electric Reliability in French Gulch

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for portions of French Gulch on Monday, Sept. 8, so crews can safely make upgrades to improve electric safety and reliability in western Shasta County.

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