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 […]

NID begins tests to find ways to reduce the use of toxic herbicides

March 29, 2018

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is beginning a testing study to find less toxic methods for its program to keep weeds, grass and problematic vegetation at bay along its canals. When vegetation restricts water flows, there can be many impacts, including reduced water quality, compromised deliveries to customers and added costs. In addition, impeded water flow […]

Board Wrap: Waterline approved for Timberwood Estates; March precip at Bowman Lake is 192 percent of average

March 28, 2018

Grass Valley, CA – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted to approve an agreement for the installation of a waterline at the new Timberwood Estates subdivision during its March 28 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck, Vice President John H. Drew, and Directors Nancy Weber, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. The Board […]

Don’t miss NID’s 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Orchard Springs – March 31

March 27, 2018

Join us for this community event! The Nevada Irrigation District’s 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31 at Orchard Springs Campground on Larsen Road. Festivities include special prize eggs and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Admission is free, and the event will be held rain or shine.

Board of Directors meeting wrap: Board adds to Scotts Flat fire hazard and tree removal project

March 14, 2018

Grass Valley, CA – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors unanimously approved a $50,000 addition to the Scotts Flat North Fire Hazard and Tree Removal Project during its March 14 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck, Vice President John H. Drew, and Directors Nancy Weber, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller. Board members heard a […]

NID snowpack survey: Hope for more snow continues despite a slow start

March 1, 2018

The latest snow survey conducted by Nevada Irrigation District (NID) on Feb. 27 found the average water content for the five highest elevation snow courses was 7.7 inches, which is 27 percent of the 28.8-inch average for this time of year. “February was one of the driest on record; however the forecast looks promising for […]

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