NID: Snowpack at 196% of Average

March 7, 2017

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID: Snowpack at 196% of Average Grass Valley – In snow surveys taken Wednesday (March 1), the Nevada Irrigation District measured 196 percent of average water content in the mountain snowpack that supplies the NID water system. Although NID expects sufficient water […]

NID Issues Declaration of Emergency for South Yuba Canal Breach

March 1, 2017

Contact: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Issues Declaration of Emergency for South Yuba Canal Breach On February 10, 2017, a landslide damaged a section of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) South Yuba Canal, located on a steep hillside in a remote canyon near Bear Valley in Nevada County. The slide caused […]

NID Board Approves Alderwood Way Waterline Extension Project

February 22, 2017

Contact: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Board Approves Alderwood Way Waterline Extension Project Grass Valley –Nevada Irrigation District Directors on Wednesday (Feb. 22) authorized funding for the Alderwood Way District Financed Waterline Extension Project. The project will expand treated water service from Lake Vera Purdon Road extending east on Alderwood Way. […]

NID: Notice of Intent to Prepare Draft EIS for Proposed Centennial Reservoir Project

February 10, 2017

Contact: Doug Roderick (530) 271-6866 or:  Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID: Notice of Intent to Prepare Draft EIS for Proposed Centennial Reservoir Project A Notice of Intent to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Centennial Reservoir Project has been issued today, February 10, 2017. The U.S. Army Corps […]

NID: Snowpack at 169% of Average

February 1, 2017

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID: Snowpack at 169% of Average Grass Valley – In snow surveys taken Wednesday (Feb. 1), the Nevada Irrigation District measured 169 percent of average water content in the mountain snowpack that supplies the NID water system. Although NID expects sufficient water […]

NID Responds to Discoloration in Deer Creek

January 26, 2017

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID responds to discoloration in Deer Creek Grass Valley – The Nevada Irrigation District responded immediately to reports of a milky, yellowish color flowing in Deer Creek in Nevada City yesterday afternoon. The discoloration appears to be caused by a landslide along […]

Governor’s 2017 Budget Proposal Includes Funding for NID Mercury Removal Project

January 13, 2017

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grass Valley – Governor Jerry Brown’s 2017 budget proposal released Tuesday includes funding for the Nevada Irrigation District’s Sediment and Mercury Removal Project at Combie Reservoir in Nevada County. The project would address legacy mercury contamination in California headwaters and improve water […]

NID Achieves Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

January 11, 2017

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nevada Irrigation District Achieves Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting Grass Valley – The Nevada Irrigation District is consistently working to promote the public agency’s commitment to excellence, and after maintaining four years of detailed financial transparency, NID has won the prestigious […]

NID wins $177k Grant to Study Alternatives at Hemphill in Auburn Ravine

December 23, 2016

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nevada Irrigation District wins $177k grant to study alternatives at Hemphill in Auburn Ravine Grass Valley – The Nevada Irrigation District has been awarded a planning grant from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to study alternatives for the Auburn Ravine-Hemphill […]

Wilcox Leads NID Board

December 15, 2016

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wilcox Leads NID Board Grass Valley — Nick Wilcox of Penn Valley has been elected by his fellow directors to serve as 2017 President of the Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors. Wilcox has served as the NID Division V (Penn Valley-Lake […]

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