NID will form committee to explore options for Scotts Flat Dam Spillway

October 19, 2017

Contact: Susan Lauer (530) 271-6735 ext. 335 NID will form committee to explore options for Scotts Flat Dam Spillway Grass Valley, CA – A number of options to reduce illegal activities while continuing to allow access across Scotts Flat Dam spillway were proposed during last night’s special meeting of the Nevada Irrigation District’s Water and […]

NID keeps water flowing for local firefighting efforts

October 18, 2017

October 17, 2017 Contact: Susan Lauer (530) 271-6735 ext. 335 NID keeps water flowing for local firefighting efforts Grass Valley, CA – When two wildfires began to spread in the wee hours of Monday, Oct. 9, local fire fighters scrambled to evacuate neighborhoods and battle rapidly spreading flames in darkness, both in Rough and Ready […]

NID Oct. 11 Board Meeting Highlights

October 12, 2017

Oct. 11, 2017 Contact: Susan Lauer (530) 271-6735 ext. 335 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NID Oct. 11 Board Meeting Grass Valley, CA – A 6 percent rate increase, department efforts to save $7.26 million this year and approval of the 2018 budget were among topics discussed during the Oct. 11 Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors […]

Public Workshop Scheduled to Explore Access Options for Scotts Flat Dam Spillway

October 10, 2017

Oct. 10, 2017 Contact: Susan Lauer   (530) 271-6735 ext. 335   Residents will have the opportunity to help brainstorm access options around the Scotts Flat Dam spillway during a special meeting of the Nevada Irrigation District’s Water and Hydroelectric Operations Committee on Oct. 18. The meeting was scheduled after NID action taken at the Scotts […]

NID Scotts Flat Reservoir Fencing along the Dam, Temporary Opening

September 14, 2017

Contact: Greg Jones (530) 271-6826 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In response to public request, NID will temporarily open the gate on Scotts Flat Dam to allow for access leading up to and during the Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon. The gate will be open during the day through Sunday, September 17. In August, NID installed exclusion fencing […]

NID to Update the Board of Directors Regarding California Water Commission Application at 9/13 Board Meeting

August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017   Contact: Greg Jones (530) 271-6826 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  NID to Update the Board of Directors Regarding California Water Commission Application at 9/13 Board Meeting The Nevada Irrigation District will give an update to the Board regarding the California Water Commission’s 2017 Water Storage Investment Program at the September 13th Board Meeting.  […]

NID Takes Action at Scott’s Flat Reservoir for Public Safety

August 16, 2017

Contact: Greg Jones (530) 271-6826 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Takes Action at Scott’s Flat Reservoir for Public Safety The Nevada Irrigation District is installing exclusion fencing across the top of and along the edge of the Scott’s Flat spillway. In recent months, NID has experienced increased public safety concerns in and around the spillway, including […]

NID August 9 Board Meeting Highlights

August 10, 2017

Contact: Greg Jones 530-273-6185 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NID August 9 Board Meeting Grass Valley, CA – August 10, 2017 – On August 9, The Nevada Irrigation District held a special Board of Directors meeting to allow Board members to attend the opening ceremonies of the Nevada County Fair.  Present were President Nick Wilcox, Vice President […]

NID July 12th Board Meeting Highlights

July 13, 2017

Contact: Greg Jones 530-273-6185 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NID July 12th Board Meeting Highlights Grass Valley, CA – July 12, 2017 – On Jul 12th, The Nevada Irrigation District held a board of directors meeting to discuss upcoming projects around water conservation. Present were President Nick Wilcox, Vice President William Morebeck, alongside directors Nancy Weber, John […]

California Passes Budget & Funding for NID Mercury Project

June 23, 2017

Contact: Greg Jones (530) 273-6185 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: California Passes Budget & Funding for NID Mercury Project Grass Valley – Governor Brown has approved the 2017 – 2018 budget, and with it a Proposition 13 appropriation of $6.13 million to treat and remove mercury laden sediment from NID’s Combie Reservoir. The project, in partnership with […]

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