NID Supports the Annual Nevada County STEAM Expo

April 4, 2019

NID will once again send a team of employees to help judge student science projects during the Nevada County STEAM Expo on Friday, April 5. The District, which is a sponsor of the event, also will have an information table with fun activities in the career exploration wing on Saturday when the event will be […]

Thank you to all who attended the NID water rates public meeting

April 4, 2019

Thank you to those attending the April 3 NID public meeting to discuss proposed changes in water rates. We appreciate the comments and questions during the informational workshop, held from 6-8 pm at the Nevada County Rood Center and livestreamed by the Nevada County Digital Media Center. The workshop was a continuation of NID’s efforts […]

April 3 Water Rate Study Meeting – Presentation

April 3, 2019

Click HERE for the presentation. Presented by Greg Jones, MBA, Assistant General Manager NID Chip Close, Water Operations Manager NID Marvin Davis, MBA, CPA Finance Manager NID Greg Clumpner, MS, NBS Director Utility Rate Group

Snowpack water content well above average – 7th highest in 93 years of record

April 3, 2019

The latest snow survey conducted by the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) found the average water content for the five highest elevation snow courses is the seventh highest in 93 years of record. As of April 1, the average water content for the District’s five mountain courses was 55.3 inches. That is 165 percent of average […]

April 3 – Water Rates Public Meeting

April 1, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has scheduled a community meeting so water customers can learn more about proposed water rate changes. The meeting will be held at 6 pm on April 3 at the Nevada County Rood Center at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City. NCTV also will livestream. Watch on Comcast ch18, Suddenlink ch18 & […]

NID Board approves liner replacement project for Bowman Spaulding Canal

March 28, 2019

A cost-effective approach to replace a section of a canal liner received unanimous support Wednesday, March 27, paving the way for the project this summer – and keeping a long-term plan on track. The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors approved a $489,819 contract to replace a 475-foot long section of the Bowman Spaulding […]

Combie Reservoir Sediment and Mercury Removal Project is named Small Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers

March 26, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Combie Reservoir Sediment and Mercury Removal Project has been selected as the 2018 Small Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for the project team, your organization, and all project proponents,” noted ASCE President Michael Konieczki and Senior Director Megan […]

Thank you to all those who attended the NID water rates public meeting

March 20, 2019

Thank you to those community members who attended, asked questions and provided feedback at last night’s Cost of Service Study review and discussion at NID’s Grass Valley offices. We greatly appreciate the level of interaction during last evening’s public workshop, and look forward to the next two workshops scheduled for Thursday March 21, 5:30 pm […]

NID Board of Directors meeting wrap: update on Combie Reservoir Sediment and Mercury Removal Project

March 13, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors received an update on Combie Reservoir Sediment and Mercury Removal Project during their Feb. 27 meeting. Present were President Scott Miller, Vice President Ricki Heck, Chris Bierwagen, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. Approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sediment was removed from the dry lakebed from Oct. 1 to Nov. 19, […]

Join us to learn more about proposed water rate changes!

March 13, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has scheduled two community meetings so customers in Nevada and Placer counties can learn more about proposed water rate changes. Here are the dates: March 19: 5:30 pm at NID’s Business Office, 1036 West Main Street in Grass Valley. March 21: 5:30 pm at the Auburn Holiday Inn, 120 Grass […]

NID receives an award for excellence in financial reporting

March 12, 2019

For the third consecutive year, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement is the international association’s highest form of recognition, awarded to NID for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). In order to receive the honor, […]

NID schedules two community meetings to discuss proposed water rate changes

March 11, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has scheduled two community meetings so customers in Nevada and Placer counties can learn more about proposed water rate changes. The District is proposing rate increases to meet its fiscal responsibilities and ensure its ability to deliver on a 100-year-old commitment of water to the community. The first public meeting […]

45-day process for proposed water rate changes begin with mailed notices and information tools

March 4, 2019

On Monday March 4, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) initiated outreach to customers to inform them of proposed changes to treated and raw water service billing rates. A mailed notice has been sent to every property owner and tenant within the District, starting a 45-day public review process. Customers are encouraged to look for the notice […]

NID Board of Directors meeting wrap: Directors authorize contract for Combie Canal Phase 1 replacement project

February 27, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors voted to authorize a construction contract for the Combie Phase I Canal replacement project during their Feb. 27 meeting. Present were President Scott Miller, Vice President Ricki Heck, Chris Bierwagen, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. The Combie Phase 1 Canal is a critical piece of infrastructure; 54 percent of NID’s […]

NID will shift to monthly billing for treated water customers in March

February 26, 2019

Starting March 1, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will begin transitioning from bi-monthly to monthly billing for its 19,000 treated water customers. The change will help customers better manage their household budget, track their water usage and detect possible leaks sooner. The District’s treated water customers received notice of the new billing schedule on their […]