Congrats to all the young athletes who participated in NID’s 6th Annual Kids’ Triathlon

September 16, 2019

A dozen kids proved their mettle during NID’s 6th Annual Kids Triathlon, held Saturday at the Orchard Springs Campground at Rollins Reservoir. This was the sixth year that the District has hosted the triathlon at Rollins Reservoir for kids aged 6 to 15 years old. The event has become a staple of year-round events organized […]

Reminder: Join us for the second NID Strategic Plan public workshop on Tuesday evening

September 16, 2019

Please join us on Tuesday evening, Sept. 17, for the second public workshop to focus on the update to the District’s Strategic Plan. The meeting will provide community members the opportunity to offer input as part of the update process. The Strategic Plan sets the District’s guiding policies, and the updated plan will include mission […]

Reminder: NID Kids Triathlon is Saturday, Sept. 14 – register today!

September 10, 2019

It’s nearly time! Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) 6th Annual Kids Triathlon will be held on Sept.14 at the District’s Orchard Springs Campground on Rollins Lake. The triathlon is open to kids aged 6-15 years, and registration is happening now. Please note that there will be no race-day registration; the $40 registration is required prior to […]

NID Redistricting process continues

September 9, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District redistricting process continues; Directors will take up the topic at 9:15 am during their meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Redistricting is the process of amending division boundaries to retain balance and equal representation. NID’s efforts are part of the commitment to ensure its five divisions are fair and equitable, and that […]

Strategic Plan Update: Thank you for the valuable input

September 4, 2019

Thanks to those in the community who last night offered valuable input to help update the Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Strategic Plan, which provides a mission statement, as well as goals and ways to meet District objectives. About 25 people turned out for a Sept. 3 public workshop to learn more about the plan and […]

Reminder: Join us for the first NID Strategic Plan public workshop next Tuesday evening

August 29, 2019

Please join us next Tuesday evening for the first public workshop to focus on the update to the Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Strategic Plan. The meeting will provide information about the Plan, and allow participants to offer input as part of the update process. The Strategic Plan provides overall direction of NID, and sets the […]

NID will begin a redistricting process to ensure balanced divisions

August 28, 2019

To meet legislative direction and to ensure its five divisions remain balanced and retain equal representation, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has begun a redistricting process. Redistricting is the process of amending division boundaries. NID Directors will incorporate criteria and make adjustments to its divisions that are fair and equitable. These criteria include: • Establish […]

Reminder: Scotts Flat Reservoir boat launches will be closed for the annual BSM Triathlon

August 27, 2019

To accommodate the annual Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon and 5K Run on Sept. 15, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will close its boat launches on Scotts Flat Reservoir. The Cascade Boat Launch will be closed from 1pm Saturday, Sept. 14 to 3pm Sunday, Sept. 15. The boat launch at the Scotts Flat Campgrounds will be closed […]

NID Celebrates National Hydropower Day, Aug. 23

August 23, 2019

For more than 50 years, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has generated clean, renewable energy, using its snowmelt water source from the Sierra. As water flows to customers from the high country, it also feeds power plants located along the way. Today, the District’s seven power plants generate enough electricity to supply the equivalent of […]

Register today for the 6th Annual NID Kids Triathlon

August 23, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is pleased to sponsor the 6th Annual Kids Triathlon to be held on Sept.14 at the District’s Orchard Springs Campground on Rollins Lake. The triathlon is open to kids aged 6-15 years, and registration is happening now. NID is committed to providing outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities at District reservoirs, and […]

Join the NID Board to plan its strategic future – two public workshops scheduled

August 21, 2019

The Nevada irrigation District (NID) is planning two public workshops focusing on the update to the District’s Strategic Plan. These public meetings will provide information about the Plan and allow participants to offer input as part of the update process. The community workshops will be held on Sept. 3 and Sept. 17 from 6-8 pm […]

NID program looks to protect local reservoirs from invasive aquatic mussels

August 14, 2019

With boating season in high gear, efforts continue to protect local reservoirs from aquatic invasive species. Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is working to keep quagga and zebra mussels out of its reservoirs through boater education and a self-inspection program, as well as quarterly monitoring at Scotts Flat, Rollins and Combie reservoirs. No quagga or zebra […]

RWMP update – Raftelis is selected to develop the public outreach strategy

August 13, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is a step closer to updating its Raw Water Master Plan (RWMP) – a comprehensive plan that will address our community’s water future – with the hiring of the independent firm Raftelis to develop a public outreach strategy. The Water & Hydroelectric Operations (WHO) Committee reviewed the RWMP public outreach design […]

NID’s fire resiliency and stewardship strategies: stepping up to meet the challenge

July 31, 2019

More than simply the agency that delivers your water, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is committed to safeguarding our community against the threat of catastrophic wildfire. To that end, all District departments are engaged in work to strengthen fire resiliency and ensure facilities and infrastructure are secure in case of a wildfire. These activities range from […]

NID Board of Directors meeting wrap: Directors amend budget to achieve a 5 percent Districtwide savings

July 25, 2019

While amending the District’s 2019 budget to achieve a five percent savings, NID Directors agreed to keep a discount intact for agricultural customers, during their July 24 meeting. Present were President Scott Miller, Vice President Ricki Heck, Chris Bierwagen, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. In a review of the 2019 amended budget, Directors discussed details […]