Amador Water Agency

AWA Director Susan Peters Elected to MCWRA Board

(Sutter Creek) Amador Water Agency District 4 Director Susan Peters has been elected to the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA) Board of Directors. AWA is a member of the regional association formed to promote the importance of Sierra Nevada water resources. Peters joins the MCWRA Board consisting of six elected water board members and […]

AWA Swears in 2023 Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: 12/12/2022 Contact: LarryMcKenney AWA General Manager 209-223-3018  (Sutter Creek, CA) At the last regular Amador Water Agency Board meeting of 2022, newly elected Director Ken Deaver (District 5, Plymouth area) was sworn into a four-year term of office. Returning Directors Paul Molinelli, Jr. (District 1, Jackson area) and Susan Peters (District 4 […]


(Sutter Creek) The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has notified the Amador Water Agency that by September 3, due to statewide drought conditions, AWA must stop drawing water from the Mokelumne River under the Central Amador Water Project (CAWP) water right that allocates water to Amador’s Upcountry communities. AWA General Manager Larry McKenney said […]

AWA Directors Supported State-Funded Water Rate Assistance Program

(Sutter Creek) The Amador Water Agency Board of Directors recently voted to supporta proposed state Water Rate Assistance Program (WRAP) to provide water affordability assistance for both drinking water and wastewater services to low-income ratepayers, a bill currently under review in the California Assembly Committee on Appropriations For Immediate Release

California’s Drought Emergency Expanded To Include Amador County

Amador County is one of 41 counties included in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s expanded drought emergency declaration that now affects most of Northern California and the Central Valley. “We’re taking urgent action to address acute water supply shortfalls in northern and central California while also building our water resilience to safeguard communities in the decades ahead,” said Gov. […]