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Town of Truckee

Truckee is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, just west of the Nevada state line. Donner Lake is located within the Town Limits and Donner Pass over the summit of the Sierra Nevada is just west of Town. Interstate 80, the major east-west trans-Sierra "all-weather" highway, passes through the Town on its way between California and Nevada.

Truckee sits on the middle reach of the Truckee River, between Tahoe City and Stateline, NV. The town is in the process of approval for the small MS4/NPDES phase 2 permit. Requirements for post-construction BMPs/Low Impact Development in progress. The Town is currently working with Placer County to develop a Water Quality Monitoring Plan for the Truckee River Basin from Bear Creek through eastern Truckee. For more information or to participate in this process, please contact Jessica Thompson at 530-582-2938.