NID Board to Hear Update on Bear-Yuba Relicensing & Water Rate Parameters to be Discussed

July 7, 2020

(Grass Valley, CA July 7, 2020) – The Nevada Irrigation District today announced that at its meeting on Wednesday, July 8, the Board of Directors will receive an update on the Yuba-Bear Project FERC relicensing effort and provide guidance for use in the development of a possible new rate structure. For the past ten years, […]

NID to open camping and day-use recreation on July 1

June 26, 2020

NID has announced it will open most of its recreation facilities starting July 1, 2020. Campgrounds, picnic day-use sites and boat ramps will re-open at Rollins and Scotts Flat reservoirs in the foothills, as well as at Jackson Meadows Complex and the Bowman Corridor. There are exceptions: group campsites will remain closed at all facilities. […]

Board Meeting Wrap: District receives transparency award, Remleh Scherzinger honored

June 26, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) received a Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance, during a June 24 meeting that also honored Remleh Scherzinger upon his resignation as General Manager. Present during the meeting were President Ricki Heck, Vice […]

NID proceeds with a plan to re-open campgrounds by July 1

June 12, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is proceeding with its plan to re-open its camping and day-use recreation areas by July 1, 2020. The District has been working closely with Nevada County health officials on its re-opening plan. Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued new guidance that allowed county health officers to enter the Stage 3 COVID-19 […]

NID’s Assistant General Manager Greg Jones named Interim General Manager

June 12, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors has selected Assistant General Manager Greg Jones to serve in a new capacity as Interim General Manager, effective today, June 11, 2020. Jones has 20 years as an experienced leader managing teams, projects and budgets for entrepreneurial small business and non-profit organizations. He has been serving as […]

Summer recreation employment available

June 12, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District is seeking to fill a number of seasonal positions as it gears up to open more recreation options at Scotts Flat and Rollins reservoirs. These temporary positions are seasonal jobs working outdoors at our recreational facilities and campgrounds. In addition, the District is looking for a camp host for the Woodcamp Campground […]

Update: Fire fuel work continues on Friday at Scotts Flat – trail closed

June 12, 2020

The trail between the Gate 1 and Gate 2 campgrounds at Scotts Flat Reservoir will be closed on Friday, June 12 for vegetation removal to reduce wildfire risk. The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) must close the trail between the two campgrounds for the safety of the public. Work crews will be using chainsaws and other […]

Water outage: repairs on East Main Street scheduled for tonight, June 10

June 10, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) announced today that it will need to shut down water service tonight to customers on East Main Street, between Sierra College Drive and Hughes Road in Grass Valley, to perform emergency repairs on a broken waterline. The break happened last evening, and responding District employees were able to temporarily isolate […]

TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE – Fire Fuel Reduction Work at Scotts Flat Reservoir Trail on Wednesday, June 10

June 10, 2020

The trail between the Gate 1 and Gate 2 campgrounds at Scotts Flat Reservoir will be closed on Wednesday, June 10 for vegetation removal to reduce wildfire risk. The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) must close the trail between the two campgrounds for the safety of the public. Work crews will be using chainsaws and other […]

THE NEVADA IRRIGATION DISTRICT GOES GREEN – ALL POWER PURCHASES NOW 95% CLEAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY

June 9, 2020

Scotts Flat Powerhouse As the world seeks to tackle the growing threat of climate change, and California’s goal is to convert to 100 percent clean energy by 2045, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is doing its part. The District announced it will begin using 95 percent clean, renewable energy to power all its operations. The […]

NID BOARD FORMS COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT GENERAL MANAGER SEARCH – Interim General Manager Appointment Expected June 11

June 3, 2020

(Grass Valley, CA June 3, 2020) — The Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors met in a special, closed session today and reported out following the meeting that they had created an ad hoc General Manager Search Committee. The Board of Directors selected Board President Ricki Heck and Board Vice President Chris Bierwagen to serve […]

UPDATED TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE – Fire Fuel Reduction Work at Scotts Flat Reservoir Trail Extended Thru Friday

June 3, 2020

The trail between the Gate 1 and Gate 2 campgrounds at Scotts Flat Reservoir will be closed through Friday to do vegetation removal to reduce wildfire risk. The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) must close the trail between the two campgrounds for the safety of the public from June 3-5. Work crews will be using chainsaws […]

May 31 is National Dam Safety Awareness Day: Dam Safety is Priority One at NID

May 29, 2020

Public safety is always on our minds at the Nevada Irrigation District (NID), especially when it comes to its dams. The District’s dams allow us to store water in reservoirs, creating a supply of water throughout the year for our customers in Nevada, Placer and Yuba Counties. At NID, dam safety is our number one […]

NID General Manager tenders his resignation, will continue work in Nevada County

May 29, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) wants to thank General Manager Remleh Scherzinger for his 7.5 years of leadership to further the District’s commitment to provide a safe and sustainable water supply to our community. Scherzinger tendered his resignation to the Board of Directors on Thursday, effective July 11. After years of dedicated service to our community, […]

NID to Open Scotts Flat and Rollins Lake Boat Launches to Locals on May 29 – Day Use Areas Remains Closed Until Further Notice

May 27, 2020

Working closely with Nevada County Health Departments, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will open its boat launches at Scotts Flat and Rollin’s Lakes to local residents  on Friday, May 29 with County prescribed, COVID-19 restrictions. Boaters will be allowed to launch with the requirement that they live in Nevada or Placer Counties, be members of […]