NID Hosts ‘No Motor Day’ May 20 at Scotts Flat Reservoir

May 10, 2018

The quiet, natural beauty of Scotts Flat Reservoir will be showcased on Sunday, May 20, as the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) hosts its 11th annual “No Motor Day.” NID Recreation Manager Monica Reyes said the District has organized the event in response to community requests and as part of an overall effort to operate in […]

Register today for a free irrigated pasture management workshop on May 19

May 10, 2018

How to maintain a pasture and improve water management and system efficiency will be the topic of a free workshop on May 19. The workshop will be held at a private ranch in Penn Valley and feature indoor and outdoor presentations. Nevada Irrigation District (NID), Nevada County Resource Conservation District and University of California Agriculture […]

NID recreational facilities opening for camping and outdoor activities

May 3, 2018

Spring is in the air, and that means outdoor fun is just beginning. Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is ready to welcome guests with improvements to its many campgrounds. Importantly, NID has completed pre-season hazard tree removal and fire fuels reduction work at Scotts Flat, Orchard Springs and Long Ravine campgrounds in focused efforts to protect […]

English Meadow restoration benefits environment and NID water supply

April 27, 2018

When NID customers turn on taps in their homes, the flowing water comes from 70,000 acres of high mountain watersheds on the upper reaches of the Middle Yuba River, South Yuba River, Bear River, Deer Creek and many tributaries. These mountain watersheds capture rainfall and snowmelt, then naturally cleanse the water that flows downhill to […]

Board of Directors 4.25 meeting wrap: approval of Raw Water Master Plan and DWR agreement advances mercury removal project

April 25, 2018

Grass Valley, CA – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted to approve an update to the Raw Water Master Plan (RWMP) and to authorize an agreement with the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to proceed with the Combie Sediment and Mercury Removal Project during its April 25 meeting. Present were President William […]

NID scores high in water quality tests; annual report released

April 24, 2018

GRASS VALLEY – Drinking water supplied to Nevada Irrigation District (NID) customers meets and exceeds state and federal public health standards, based on testing results that serve as the basis for the District’s just-released annual water quality report. The report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, summarizes NID’s water quality monitoring and testing programs […]

No Motor Day at Scotts Flat on May 20

April 23, 2018

Come experience the quiet beauty of Scotts Flat Lake during ‘no motor day’ on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The day features: Free kayaking and paddleboard demos with Mountain Recreation of Grass Valley (10 am – 4 pm). Open house and free sailboat rides with Gold Country Yacht Club (10 am – 4 pm)  Fundraiser luncheon with […]

Irrigation water season gets underway

April 17, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) began seasonal irrigation water deliveries on Sunday, April 15. “Unseasonably wet storms have led to a slow and fluctuating start to the season, but the District remains hard at work attempting to deliver adequate water while managing canal flows for storm runoff events,” said Chip Close, NID’s water operations manager. […]

Board of Directors meeting wrap: Approvals made for a surplus water declaration and a contract for the Bowman-Spaulding canal liner replacement project

April 12, 2018

Grass Valley, CA – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted to approve a declaration for surplus water and authorized a contract to construct the Bowman-Spaulding canal liner during its April 11 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck, Vice President John H. Drew, and Directors Nancy Weber, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. The […]

NID to hold a public discussion about below-dam trail options at Scotts Flat Reservoir

April 11, 2018

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will be holding an open discussion regarding below-dam trail options at Scotts Flat Reservoir on April 17, 2018. The meeting will be held at 6:00 pm at the District’s Board Room located at 1036 West Main Street, Grass Valley. This meeting is an opportunity for public input, comment and discussion […]

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