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    PSA - Sewer System

    Department of Public Works Residential Sewer – General Information What is a Sanitary Sewer System? The term "sanitary sewer" refers to sewer pipes that carry wastewater from your indoor plumbing, including sinks, clothes and dish washers, and bathrooms. There are three separate piping systems: the sewer (wastewater) systems, the drinking water system that supplies you with potable water, and the storm drain system that carries away rain wat ...

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    Swimming Pool Set to Open - Tentatively June 4, 2016

    Thanks to the generosity of First 5 Yuba and Yuba County Health and Human Service we are able to open the pool for the 2016 swim season. We are tentatively scheduled to open June 4, 2016 for Open Swim.  Swim lessons are scheduled to begin June 20, 2016.  Please go to the Parks Department webpage on this site for registration information.  Complete Swimming Pool Information, fees and forms can be found at - Parks Department (CLIC ...

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    What does 24-hours of a leaky toilet cost:

    The current OPUD water rate translates to $0.0016 per gallon, which may not seem worth worrying about. However, a leaking toilet runs 24-hours per day or 1,440 minutes per day. Depending on the severity of the leak, the leak rate can be from 0.5 to 2 gallons per minute. Even if the leak is only 1 gallon per minute, the cost per day is $2.31 and the cost per month is $69.30. If OPUD imposes fines for excessive water consumption as required by th ...

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    Spray Parks Opening May 7, 2016

    The spray parks will open May 7, 2016.  We will be open weekends (Saturday and Sundays), holidays and any day forecast to be 100 degrees or over per NOAA, National Weather Service website for Olivehurst.  The hours of operation will be 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The spray parks are located at Lindhurst Memorial Park on McGowan Pkwy in Olivehurst and Eufay Wood Sr. Memorial Park on River Oaks Blvd in Plumas Lake.  As the seasons prog ...

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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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Drought Regulations

In waterdropresponse 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). Please follow the links below and review the attached documents for information.

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.

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