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  • Drinking Water Pressure Information Bulletin:

    On Sunday, June 8th, the drinking water distribution system in Olivehurst experienced lower than usual pressure conditions. The lower than usual pressure condition did not cause any health hazards. The lower than usual pressure was caused by an automatic well pump start feature that did not function properly. OPUD maintenance personnel responded to the situation and promptly started the well pump, one of several pumps serving the area. The OPU ...

  • 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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    OPUD Drought Response Plan

    In response to the ongoing drought conditions in the state, OPUD adopts the following mitigation measures:   Standard conservation measures are in place in an effort to prevent waste, over-watering and runoff. Standard measures include public awareness reminders and adhering to specified prohibitions and requirements: Description of mitigation measure 1) Water is to be used for beneficial and useful purposes only. All unnecessar ...

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    Swimming Pool Opened June 7, 2014

    Thanks to First 5 Yuba, we are able to to open our Swimming Pool and offer our Summer Aquatics Program again this year.  Open Swim - 7 days a week (starting 6/7/14) - 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm General Admission  - $2.00 ages 6 and up - FREE for ages 0-5  Swimming Lessons Registration Begins June 7th at the Swimming Pool. - FREE for ages 0-5   For Swim Lesson Registration Form and Season Pass Information, see the Parks Departmen ...

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    Spray Parks Closing - 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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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)

OPUD Drought Response Plan

In response to the ongoing drought conditions in the state, OPUD adopts the following mitigation measures: (see attached below)

OPUD Drought Response Plan - 5-2014

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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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