Don’t miss the Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept 22

September 19, 2018

The Nevada County Master Gardeners Fall plant sale will be held from 9 am to noon on Saturday, Sept. 22. Plants on sale will include perennial shrubs, groundcovers, grasses, milkweed, other California natives and cool-weather veggies, such as kale, lettuce, chard, mizuna, arugula and more! All plants have been grown by Nevada County Master Gardeners. View the […]

5th Annual Kids Triathlon makes a splash

September 18, 2018

Nevada Irrigation District’s 5th Annual Kids Triathlon was held Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Orchard Springs Campground at Rollins Reservoir. Kids ages 6-10 years swam 50 meters, biked 4 miles and ran 1 mile. Older kids ages 11-15 years swam 150 meters, biked 4 miles and ran 1 mile. Each participant received a t-shirt and medal. […]

Board of Directors Sept. 12 meeting wrap: new trash rack at Combie and Newtown canal grading

September 12, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors approved contracts to install a new trash rack at Combie Dam and begin work to grade a portion of the abandoned Newtown canal during its Sept. 12 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck and Directors Nancy Weber, John Drew, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. The Board unanimously […]

Reminder: No Scotts Flat boat launches during Sept. 16 triathlon

September 11, 2018

The annual Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon “Celebration of Life” will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Cascade Shores and Scott’s Flat Reservoir. During the event – which draws more than 400 participants – boats cannot be launched into the reservoir. Boats will be allowed into the lake after 11 am.

Raw Water Master Plan update: facilitator and technical consultant selected

September 6, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors has selected a facilitating firm and technical firm to support the District’s update to the Raw Water Master Plan (RWMP), which projects future water supply and demand conditions and develops alternatives to meet those needs During a Sept. 6 special meeting, Directors authorized a contract with the […]

5th Annual Kids Triathlon is set for Saturday, Sept. 15 at Rollins Reservoir

September 6, 2018

It’s time for the 5th Annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the Orchard Springs Campground at Rollins Reservoir. The event begins at 8:00 am and is open to kids ages 6-15 years.: Ages 6-10 years will swim 50 meters, bike 4 miles, and run 1 mile Ages 11-15 years will swim 150 […]

Board of Directors August 22 meeting wrap: Centennial audit review and approval for funding to clean reservoirs

August 22, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors reviewed an independent CPA audit report for the Centennial Water Supply Project and awarded a contract for the Loma Rica and Newtown Reservoir Cleaning Project during its Aug. 22 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck and Directors Nancy Weber, John Drew, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. The […]

Raw Water Master Plan update: facilitator and technical consultant will be selected during a special September 6 meeting

August 21, 2018

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has scheduled a special meeting of its Board of Directors on September 6, 2018 to have a facilitation workshop and to select a facilitator to support the District’s update to its Raw Water Master Plan (RWMP). The Plan will identify our community’s future water needs and propose alternatives to meet the […]

A reminder to practice fire-safe camping while summer winds down

August 20, 2018

School is back in session, and summer is waning. However, the risk of wildfire continues with hot days and dry vegetation. Nevada Irrigation District (NID) wants to remind campers and day-users to be vigilant about fire-safe behavior. NID’s campgrounds remain open in the foothills at Rollins and Scotts Flat reservoirs, as well as higher in […]

CCA Roundtable: Agenda, Speaker bios, Information Sheet, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – read all here

August 17, 2018

Join us! Community Choice Aggregation Roundtable – 6-8 pm – Ponderosa Hall, Nevada County Fairgrounds Community Choice Aggregation is a way for California communities and utility agencies to provide residents and businesses with a choice of an electric generation provider. CCA is an alternative to the investor-owned utility energy supply system. Read the roundtable documents here: Agenda – cca-roundtable_agenda-final […]

Agenda posted for NID’s upcoming energy roundtable about Community Choice Aggregation

August 14, 2018

Executives from the Center for Climate Protection, EES Consulting and Monterey Bay Community Power will be speakers at a free roundtable discussion about Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) on Aug. 23. The meeting is open to the public and is being convened by Nevada Irrigation District (NID) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. CCA is a growing […]

See you there! – NID will host a Community Choice Aggregation roundtable on August 23

August 9, 2018

Join us for a Community Choice Aggregation roundtable on August 23 Learn how our community can deliver savings on electric bills and provide clean, renewable power Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a growing trend in California as a way for local governments and utility agencies to provide residents and businesses with a choice of an electric […]

See you at the Fair! Come visit the NID exhibit and win a kayak and season passes

August 6, 2018

It’s nearly fair time at the state’s most beautiful fairgrounds, and Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is eager to welcome you to our exhibit booth. There will be a lot going on there! Be sure to: • Try your skill opening a heavy-duty flanged butterfly valve. It takes 30 turns of its wheel to go from […]

South Yuba Canal repairs to disrupt irrigated water service in portions of NC

August 3, 2018

Service to Nevada Irrigation District (NID) irrigation water customers in portions of Nevada County including Chicago Park, Alta Sierra, and the North Bloomfield Lake Vera area will experience periods of interruption Friday and Saturday as emergency repairs are being done to the South Yuba Canal by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). The canals affected include: […]

Board of Directors July 25 meeting wrap: Contract awarded for Maben Canal project

July 26, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors unanimously agreed to award a $678,669 contract to Hansen Bros. Enterprises for the Maben Canal Encasement Project Phase II and recognized long-term employees during its June 27 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck and Directors Nancy Weber, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. The Maben Canal project will […]

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