NID Board of Directors Accepts Water Planning Projections – Looks to Future Planning Efforts to Continue Dialogue

November 18, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation Board of Directors received a presentation from staff and its consultant, HDR, regarding how the Water Planning Projections were developed. The focus of the presentation was on how the model made predictions about NID’s water supply and future demand and what assumptions were used in the development of the Technical Memoranda. Having […]

NID’s annual flushing program begins to clean treated water lines

November 17, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has begun its annual flushing program of its treated water distribution systems. The work will continue through February and entail flushing treated waterlines throughout the entire District, from Cascade Shores in Nevada City to North Auburn. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 17, two crews will be flushing treated waterlines from Red Dog […]

Water service restored to the Dorsey area

November 14, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has fully restored water service to the Dorsey Drive area after a mainline break around 7 a.m. on Friday. Work to repair the damage was completed at 10:30 p.m. Friday evening. Please note: the mainline repair is finished, but work on the Dorsey intersection continues as NID and the City […]

Work continues to restore water service to the Dorsey Drive area

November 13, 2020

NID continues to work to restore water to the Dorsey Drive area after a mainline break around 7 a.m. this morning. Some water service has been restored, and District crews are currently working on a temporary water fix for three apartment complexes on Dorsey Drive from Comstock Court to Pampas Drive. In addition, crews are […]

Water line break near the Dorsey Drive interchange

November 13, 2020

Due to a water line break near the Dorsey Drive interchange, all traffic is being diverted and the overpass is closed. The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is currently assessing the extent of the damage, and full repair is unknown at this time. Emergency personnel are on-scene. NID is working to resume water service to those […]

Board Meeting wrap: Urban Water Management Plan and the Agricultural Water Management Plan move ahead – extra public workshops planned

October 28, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is moving ahead with its work on its Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and the Agricultural Water Management Plan (AWMP) to ensure future water deliveries to raw and treated water. The plans are prepared by California water suppliers to support long-term resource planning, and ensure adequate water supplies are available […]

NID cancels Oct. 27 Maintenance & Resource Management Committee

October 26, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has canceled the Maintenance & Resource Management Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 27 due to widespread power outages in the NID service territory and in an effort to ensure the community is inclusive in our Zoom-based public meetings during COVID restrictions.   To view NID’s Meeting & Minutes page, click here.

NID announces possible irrigation water fluctuations due to PSPS

October 23, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has been notified that water supply from PG&E may be shut off to some of its canal operations associated with an expected PSPS event throughout the region. As a result, NID will be switching to back up generators and pump stations for an alternate supply. Some irrigation customers may notice […]

NID Postpones October 28 Water Planning Projections Board Workshop

October 21, 2020

 (Grass Valley, CA October 21, 2020) – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) today announced that it has postponed the October 28 Board Workshop on its Water Planning Projections to a future Board Meeting. The public comment period, originally scheduled to end on October 9, 2020, was twice extended to accommodate stakeholder requests and ended on […]

NID Receives Two Grants – Funding for Fire Fuels Reduction and Meadow Restoration

October 15, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) announced today it has received a $145,000 Cal Fire grant for fire fuels reduction at Rollins Reservoir and a second, $1.2 million grant has been awarded, pending CEQA and other permitting, from the Wildlife Conservation Board to continue restoration at English Meadow, within the headwaters of the Yuba River in […]

The Fall 2020 edition of WaterWays customer newsletter is available

October 15, 2020

The Fall 2020 edition of WaterWays customer newsletter is available Highlights in this issue of NID WaterWays include: • Fire Preparedness: Keeping a remote transmission line clear of vegetation • NID scores high in treated water quality tests • New Video: NID Delivers • Another summer irrigation season comes to a close • Water Conservation […]

NID will discuss water efficiency during an Oct. 21 webinar sponsored by the Sierra Business Council

October 13, 2020

Learn more about the importance of Nevada Irrigation District (NID) water efficiency programs, and how you can save water, during an Oct. 21 webinar sponsored by the Sierra Business Council. NID’s Water Efficiency Technician Kaycee Strong will discuss the NID programs and efforts to help customers practice water conservation at home and through wise, efficient […]

NID Directors Approve the District’s 2021 Budget

September 24, 2020

NID Directors have approved the District’s 2021 budget, featuring actions to reduce expenses and stabilize reserves. The Board took action during its Sept. 23 meeting. The overall calendar year budget includes a $40.3 million operating Water Division budget along with a capital project budget of $6 million, a $24.1 million Hydroelectric Division budget and a […]

NID Hosts Water Planning Projections – Technical Clarification Public Meeting September 24 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

September 18, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) today announced that it has added a Technical Clarification Public Meeting to its outreach associated with the Water Planning Projections released in August. NID has arranged to have HDR, NID’s consultant that prepared the Hydrologic Analysis, the Water Supply Analysis, and the Demand Projection, available to answer technical clarifying questions […]

Mountain recreation facilities temporarily closed due to fire risk

September 9, 2020

Due to dangerous fire conditions, all developed campgrounds and day-use sites in the Tahoe National Forest have been temporarily closed. These closures also include Nevada Irrigation District (NID) recreation facilities in the Jackson Meadows – Bowman Lake areas. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announced the temporary closures and additional fire restrictions across most […]