NID Customers Praised for Conservation Efforts as Drought Declaration Lifted

April 10, 2017

Contact: Susan Holt (530) 271-6735 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Customers Praised for Conservation Efforts as Drought Declaration Lifted Grass Valley – The Nevada Irrigation District applauds customers for their unprecedented water conservation efforts, as Governor Jerry Brown lifted the drought state of emergency declaration on April 7, 2017. NID customers actively confronted California’s recent extreme […]

State Lifts Restrictions, NID Encourages Conservation

June 17, 2016

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: State Lifts Restrictions, NID Encourages Conservation GRASS VALLEY – The Nevada Irrigation District on Friday (June 17) announced that mandatory drought-related water use restrictions for NID treated water users have been eliminated. NID Water Operations Manager Chip Close said the district and […]

NID Hosts Drought Briefing

May 23, 2016

May 20, 2016 Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2 Event NID Hosts Drought Briefing GRASS VALLEY  –  The Nevada Irrigation District will host a Community Outreach 2016 Drought Briefing on Thursday, June 2, in Nevada City. The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at […]

NID: Snowpack at 102% of Average

April 5, 2016

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID: Snowpack at 102% of Average GRASS VALLEY – In snow surveys taken Friday (Apr. 1), the Nevada Irrigation District measured 102 percent of average water content in the mountain snowpack that supplies the NID water system. Although NID expects adequate water […]

NID Board Rescinds 2015 Drought Declaration, Asks State to Roll Back Conservation Mandates

March 23, 2016

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Board Rescinds 2015 Drought Declaration, Asks State to Roll Back Conservation Mandates GRASS VALLEY – With well above average precipitation, full reservoirs and a mountain snowpack, the Nevada Irrigation District is hoping to breathe a little easier this year. The NID […]

NID Water Sales: Down in the Drought

February 29, 2016

February 24, 2016 Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Water Sales: Down in the Drought GRASS VALLEY – Nevada Irrigation District water sales were down by $3.1 million during 2015 as district customers conserved water during continued drought conditions, it was reported at Wednesday’s (Feb. 24) meeting […]

NID: Snowpack at 94% of Average

February 29, 2016

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID: Snowpack at 94% of Average GRASS VALLEY – In snow surveys taken Wednesday (Feb. 24), the Nevada Irrigation District measured 94 percent of average water content in the mountain snowpack that supplies the NID water system. Average water content on five […]

NID Snowpack at 122% of Average

January 29, 2016

Contact: Chip Close (530) 273-6185 Or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID snowpack at 122% of average GRASS VALLEY – The mountain snowpack holds 122 percent of average water content, the Nevada Irrigation District reported Thursday (January 28, 2016). In the official February 1 snow survey, conducted January 27, 2016, NID snow surveyors […]

NID Reports Improving Water Storage

January 14, 2016

January 13, 2016 Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GRASS VALLEY – After five years of drought, a return to more normal winter weather is improving the outlook for the coming year’s water supply, it was reported at Wednesday’s (Jan.13) meeting of the Nevada Irrigation District Board of […]

Nevada County Board of Supervisors Meeting – Benefits of Centennial Project

November 10, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nevada Irrigation District Highlights Benefits of Centennial Project at Nevada County Board of Supervisors Meeting The 110,000 acre-foot reservoir and power supply project will provide critical water storage and clean energy to Nevada and Placer counties NEVADA CITY – In a presentation […]

NID Reports 38% August Conservation Rate

September 10, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Reports 38% August Conservation Rate GRASS VALLEY – The Nevada Irrigation District and its water users in Nevada and Placer counties are taking the California drought seriously and saving more water than many areas of the state, it was reported at […]

NID Prepares for Upper Division Recreation Management

August 13, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Prepares for Upper Division Recreation Management GRASS VALLEY – The Nevada Irrigation District is moving forward with preliminary plans to manage NID’s mountain division recreational facilities beginning next year. NID campgrounds and boat launch facilities in the Jackson Meadows and Bowman […]

NID Reports 36% Water Conservation

July 9, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Reports 36% Water Conservation GRASS VALLEY – In response to serious drought conditions, the Nevada Irrigation District customers achieved a 36 percent reduction in potable water usage in June (compared to June 2013), reaching the mandates issued by Gov. Brown and […]

NID Urges Customers to Reduce Water Use by 36%

May 13, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NID Urges Customers to Reduce Water Use by 36% GRASS VALLEY – To meet regulations handed down by the State Water Board, the Nevada Irrigation District is asking its over 44,000 urban water users in Nevada and Placer counties to reduce their […]

Community Drought Briefing, NID Hosts Forum on This Year’s Water Issues

May 6, 2015

Contact: Rem Scherzinger (530) 273-6185 Or: Dave Carter (530) 265-NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Community Drought Briefing NID Hosts Forum on This Year’s Water Issues GRASS VALLEY – Water issues facing the community during this fourth year of drought will be explored during a special community meeting hosted by the Nevada Irrigation District. The NID Community […]

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