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  • 2013 Plant of the-Year


    Under the leadership of Rob Price, Chief Plant Operator, for the second year in a row, our Wastewater Department has been given high honors by the Northern Sacramento Valley Section of the California Water Environmental Association. This year OPUD has received 2013 Tertiary Treatment Plant of the Year. This is an amazing accomplishment that could not have been possible without our amazing staff. THANKS AGAIN to the Wastewater Department Staff ...

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    Spray Parks Closed - August 1

    Due to MANDATORY drought restrictions imposed by the State Water Resources Control Board, the spray parks located at Eufay Wood Sr. Memorial Park and Lindhurst Memorial Park, will close August 1, 2014. ...

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    Office Hours Change

    Effective April 1, 2013, our Business Office hours changed to 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. The change in OPUD office hours is necessary in order to provide our rate payers the most cost effective way to conduct our business, and to minimize the electricity cost increases associated with peak time pricing from PG&E under their new time of use rate structure Attached you will find the information provided by PG&E on their Time of Use Pricing or fol ...

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    SOLAR Project at the WWTF

    3908 Mary Avenue The OPUD solar project at the Olivehurst wastewater treatment plant came online in July of 2012. The 5-acre facility produces approximately 840 kilowatts of electricity or about 1800 megawatt hours per year. The system incorporates 5,253 photo voltaic modules. The estimated value of the power produced is $321,663 per year. The system is a ground mount tracking solar system, which means the panels rotate with the position of t ...

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    Park Table Reservation Program

    Park Table Reservation The OPUD Board of Directors passed a policy August 15, 2012 giving the public an opportunity to reserve picnic tables within the shade structures of Eufay Wood Sr. Memorial Park, Veterans Park, Lindhurst Memorial Park and Richard "Doug" Donahue Park. Email the Park Table Reservation Form to or Fax to 530-743-3023 to place your reservation. There will be a $50.00 reservation Fee. All reservations must ...

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    Safe Home Inspection Program

    The Olivehurst Public Utility District Fire Department now offers the “Safe Home Inspection Program” to aid in fire prevention and protection. During a Safe Home Inspection, our highly experienced personnel will walk you through the most common fire and life safety hazards, provide information and ideas that will reduce the possibility of an emergency in the home, and help identify any existing issues so that they may be corrected right away.S ...

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    Electronic Payment

    As part of our commitment to provide residents with efficient, convenient service, Olivehurst Public Utility District has partnered with Official Payments to offer payment of Utility Bills over the Internet at and by telephone by calling 1-800-2PAY-TAXsm (1-800-272-9829) use Jurisdiction Code 1568. American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, and Visa® credit and debit cards are accepted electronically only  Offic ...

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Welcome to OPUD!

Wheeler WTPOur mission is to provide high quality services to enhance our community’s quality of life. The services we provide to the communities of Olivehurst and Plumas Lake include:

  • Drinking water treatment and distribution.
  • Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal.
  • Parks and recreation.
  • Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services (Olivehurst only)

DROUGHT Regulations and Information

SWRCB Emergency Regulations and OPUD Water Shortage Contingency Plan

In response to the ongoing drought conditions in the state, and to implement mandatory potable water use restrictions imposed by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), OPUD adopts the following mitigation measures: (click link below)

See our Water Department webpage for conservation tips.  Click here for Water Department

Parks & Recreation

Doug Donahue Park Play Area Wheeler Ranch SMOPUD operates and maintains more than 50 acres of family-oriented park lands. The residents of our community have the opportunity to utilize many amenities such as; Ball Parks, Play Structures and many more.

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We at OPUD have renewed our commitment to provide you the best customer service possible. How can we better serve you?
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Office Info

Physical/Mailing Address:
  • Office Location
  • 1970 9th Avenue / P.O. Box 670
  • Olivehurst, Ca 95961

Office Phone Numbers:

  • Phone 530-743-4657
  • Fax 530-743-3023
  • Fire Dept. 530-743-7117