NID clarifies power line insurance coverage

February 28, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 26, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) was informed by its insurance carrier that as of July 1, 2020 liability coverage for the district’s overhead distribution and high voltage electrical lines will be excluded from the policy. The information was noticed verbally from the carrier, and NID is still awaiting an official letter […]

Scotts Flat Trail reopened on NID property; fire fuel removal completed

February 27, 2020

The mastication work to remove fire fuels while improving forest health on Nevada Irrigation District property (NID) along the Scotts Flat Trail has been completed, and the multi-purpose trail in once again open to bicyclists and hikers. The trail was closed as a safety precaution on NID property from Feb. 17 – 26 while heavy […]

Board Meeting Wrap: NID approves Table Meadow Road waterline extension; new Cost of Service study presented

February 27, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors agreed to ensure District action items developed to support strategic goals will be measurable and include deliverables, during their Feb. 26 meeting. Present were President Ricki Heck, Vice President Chris Bierwagen, Scott Miller, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. The Board unanimously approved funding agreements with 22 property owners within the […]

Lower Scotts Flat Trail Moves Forward

February 25, 2020

NID partners to provide land for trails and support recreation The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Lower Scotts Flat Trail Connector will result in more trail access on NID-owned land for public enjoyment. The approximately 1-mile trail below Scotts Flat Reservoir will initially terminate at Deer Creek, then eventually connect the southern Cascade Shores area with […]

Notice: Water service back to normal in the Slate Creek Road, Ridge Road area

February 25, 2020

Water operations are back to normal after an emergency break in a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) treated water mainline disrupted service in the Slate Creek Road, Ridge Road area from Hughes to Carrie Drive in Grass Valley. Service was restored around 9:30 pm Monday evening. The break was reported at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Monday. NID […]

Notice: Emergency mainline break in the Slate Creek Road, Ridge Road area

February 24, 2020

An emergency break in a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) treated water mainline is disrupting service in the Slate Creek Road, Ridge Road area from Hughes to Carrie Drive. Crews have responded and are currently assessing the incident. Check the NID website for updates. Click here.

Scotts Flat Trail closure on NID property is extended to Feb. 26 to complete fire fuel removal

February 21, 2020

The closure of the Scotts Flat Trail on Nevada Irrigation District (NID) property will be extended until Wednesday, Feb. 26 to complete mastication work. The work includes the removal of hazardous trees and dense vegetation on the District’s property around Scotts Flat Reservoir. The effort will improve forest health and reduce catastrophic fire risk on […]

Scotts Flat Trail will be closed on NID property from Feb. 17-21 for mastication work

February 14, 2020

The Scotts Flat Trail will be closed from Monday, Feb. 17 through Friday, Feb. 21 on Nevada Irrigation District (NID) property while mastication work is done to remove fire fuels. NID is using mastication as an effective fuel reduction treatment to reduce wildfire risk and return its forested property to natural conditions. The work includes […]

Board meeting wrap: Directors participate in a workshop “understanding the Brown Act”

February 13, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors participated in a workshop “Understanding the Brown Act,” during their Feb. 12 meeting. Present were President Ricki Heck, Vice President Chris Bierwagen, Scott Miller, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. The Ralph Brown Act was passed in 1953 by the California State Legislature to guarantee the public’s right to attend and […]

The Winter 2020 edition of WaterWays customer newsletter is available

February 12, 2020

Highlights in this issue of NID WaterWays: Survey: Snowpack below average;, reservoir storage above average Pipeline to replace Combie Canal Phase 1 is taking shape Long Ravine Campground gets a new drinking water system Delivering Water for Life: NID’s 60-second video profiles our work Save the Dates for Easter Egg Hunt (April 11), Mulch Magic […]

First NID snow survey of the year: snowpack water content below average, reservoir storage above average

February 4, 2020

Despite a light winter, the first snow survey of the year conducted by the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) found storage levels in District reservoirs were slightly above average, although the snowpack was less than average. NID surveyors found the average water content was 14.7 inches, which is 72 percent of the 20.3-inch average for this […]

Long Ravine Campground receives major upgrades, closes for the season

January 31, 2020

By spring, Long Ravine Campground on Rollins Reservoir will have a completely new drinking water system. Currently, Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is replacing the 55-year old system, including installing more than a mile of new pipe, two new storage tanks and filter system. All is on track to be completed by March. During the work, […]

NID responds to hazmat spill after Highway 20 accident

January 29, 2020

A Nevada Irrigation District (NID) crew responded to a hazardous spill, and assisted in the cleanup of diesel fuel and oil, following a Jan. 27 big rig accident on Highway 20. The accident was reported around 1:45 pm about a mile from the White Cloud Campground area, which is 5.2 miles from the Scotts Flat […]

Meeting wrap: new policy directs all committee meetings to be videotaped

January 22, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors established a new District policy to enhance documentation of committee meetings, during their Jan. 22 meeting. Present were President Ricki Heck, Vice President Chris Bierwagen, Scott Miller, Laura Peters and Nick Wilcox. In the future, all standing committee meetings will be videotaped with recordings retained as a permanent record. Action […]

Special Jan. 15 Board Meeting: Directors will conduct a workshop to discuss the Raw Water Master Plan public outreach process design

January 14, 2020

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has scheduled a Special Board Meeting scheduled on Jan. 15 for a Raw Water Master Plan (RWMP) public outreach process design workshop. During the workshop, Directors will discuss and offer direction on key goals and critical success factors for the Plan’s public outreach process design. This will include discussion of, […]