Oct. 9 Board of Directors meeting canceled

October 9, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) needed to cancel the Wednesday, Oct. 9 Board of Directors Meeting due to power outages. The meeting was scheduled to be held at 9 am in Lincoln.

Director Heck discusses fire resiliency during Oct. 3 Town Hall

October 4, 2019

Thanks to those who attended the Oct. 3 Town Hall to learn about wildfire preparedness efforts. Director Ricki Heck (Division I) discussed NID’s important fire resiliency work to help protect our community against catastrophic wildfires. She also introduced the District’s fire hydrants locator map, an interactive tool that is free to the public. Simply type […]

Reminder: Town Hall tonight – Director Heck to discuss NID’s fire resiliency program

October 3, 2019

Join us tonight to learn about NID’s important fire resiliency work and collaborations with other agencies, such as the County of Nevada and the US Fire Service. The County of Nevada and NID will host a joint town hall meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, featuring NID Division I Director Ricki Heck and Nevada […]

Meeting changes: Oct. 2 Committee canceled & Oct. 9 Board of Directors to be held in Lincoln

October 1, 2019

The Administrative Practices Committee (APC) meeting, scheduled for Oct. 2, has been canceled. The next regular meeting of the APC is currently scheduled for a special meeting to held Nov. 6 at 9:00 a.m. at NID’s office, 1036 W. Main Street in Grass Valley. The next regular Board of Director’s meeting will be held at […]

Announcement: NID Director Ricki Heck and Nevada County Supervisor Heidi Hall to host a Town Hall Meeting on Oct. 3

September 26, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Division I Director Ricki Heck and Nevada County District I Supervisor Heidi Hall will host a joint Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3 to discuss efforts to reduce wildfire risks and other issues, as well as to hear from the public. The town hall will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. […]

Combie Reservoir tests clear for toxic cyanobacteria

September 23, 2019

Test results of water samples from Combie Reservoir have returned non-detectable levels for toxic cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae. NID took water samples on Sept. 16, after a report of a possible algae bloom in the upper portion of the reservoir. An independent laboratory conducted tests on samples taken at three different locations. Potentially toxigenic […]

Notice: street and trench repair work to begin Monday, Sept. 23 as part of the Boreham-Gayle Lane Pipeline Project

September 20, 2019

Street and trench repair work along Banner Lava Cap Road and neighborhood streets will begin Monday, Sept. 23 as part of the Nevada Irrigation District Boreham-Gayle Pipeline Replacement Project. Project Status As of September 19, 2019, District crews have completed installation of 7,556 feet of mainline, 97 services, 12 air-release valves and 10 hydrants in […]

NID Taking Action in Response to Climate Change

September 20, 2019

Resilient Forests, Water Supply Security, Carbon Sequestration and Education With the threat of climate change becoming more apparent every day, there is no time like the present to address the challenge of maintaining ecosystem health and function. The Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) forest management and meadow restoration projects have many benefits. Making a difference with […]

Strategic Plan update: second public workshop elicits sterling suggestions

September 18, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Directors and members of the public worked together to draft wording for statements to be included in the District’s Strategic Plan, during a workshop conducted Tuesday evening. Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting and is contributing in the update of the plan that provides overall direction, establishes goals and sets […]

NID continues monitoring Combie Reservoir for algae blooms – no signs of growth; the water is being tested

September 18, 2019

In efforts to ensure the public is safe, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) continues to conduct inspections of the water in Combie Reservoir, searching for any signs of a cyanobacteria bloom. The District was notified of a possible algae bloom in one of the upper side ponds on Combie earlier this week, and began immediate monitoring […]

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 […]