Shasta County

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.

August 29, 2014

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

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

August 8, 2014

Meet the Interns: Dion Celebrado Explores His Passion for Sustainable Energy

The Shasta County town of Burney offers beautiful scenery and a valuable resource — hydroelectric power. And it’s where PG&E intern Dion Celebrado has spent his summer, learning firsthand what it takes to harness the power of water to create sustainable energy.

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August 6, 2014

PG&E Crews Restore All Power from Shasta County Fire Damage

After a series of lightning strikes sparked nearly a dozen wildfires in far Northern California, PG&E crews sprang into action to protect gas and electric facilities and ensure safety for the public and firefighters.

May 6, 2014

Planned Outage in Whitmore as Electric System Upgraded

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Whitmore on Saturday, June 7, so crews can safely replace two wooden poles and make additional upgrades on power lines to increase electric reliability in eastern Shasta County.

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April 15, 2014

PG&E Pays $302 Million in Taxes and Fees to California Cities and Counties

PG&E paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which provides service to 15 million Californians.

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March 6, 2014

PG&E Wins Award for McArthur Swamp Habitat Restoration

PG&E has been recognized for its wetland habitat improvement project in eastern Shasta County by an engineering society.
The Sacramento Section of the American Civil Engineering Society recognized PG&E and Black & Veatch Corporation with the 2013 Environmental Engineering Project of the Yea

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March 4, 2014

Whitewater Enthusiasts, Others Should Use Caution as PG&E Increases Flows on Pit River

PG&E will increase flows on the Pit 3 Reach of the Pit River from March 16 to May 9 while planned maintenance occurs at the Pit 3 powerhouse electric switchyard. PG&E encourages people recreating in or near this portion of the river to use extra caution during the increased flows.

January 13, 2014

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Line in North Redding

PG&E is upgrading 200 feet of natural gas distribution pipe with larger pipe in north Redding.

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