Notice: NID customer service office will be closed during the afternoon of Wednesday, April 24

April 23, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) customer service office will be closed during the afternoon of Wednesday, April 24 to assist with proceedings related to proposed water rate changes. The NID Board of Directors will convene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to conduct a Public Hearing to receive comments about proposed rates based […]

Area kids find fun and chocolate during NID’s 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Orchard Springs

April 22, 2019

The Easter Bunny made his grand entrance to the Orchard Springs Campground in a fire truck with lights and sirens blazing on Saturday, much to the delight of about 150 kids waiting in anticipation of an annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Nevada Irrigation District (NID). With the Bunny leading the way, kids with […]

Orchard Spring Campground Easter Egg Hunt – April 20

April 15, 2019

Join us for the 12th annual Orchard Springs Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30 on Saturday, April 20. Prize eggs to be found and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny!    

Mulch Magic Giveaway is back! Saturday, May 11

April 12, 2019

FREE MULCH Available for Pick-up  Saturday May, 11 2019 7:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds- Enter Gate 8 off Brighton Street (event will be held in arena) **Limit 1 cubic yard per vehicle** First come, first served while supplies last. For personal use only; not  for resale or commercial use. Loading your […]

Report: Rollins Reservoir generates as much as $4.87 million for local economy

April 11, 2019

Boating, camping and fishing at Rollins Reservoir provide extremely valuable but often-overlooked benefits – millions of dollars in spending at nearby businesses and as many as 50 jobs for the region. The almost 108,000 people – both daytime and overnight visitors – last summer at Rollins Reservoir had a significant economic impact on the cities […]

Join Us for A Tour of NID’s Recent Forestry Project at Scotts Flat Reservoir

April 8, 2019

Join Nevada Irrigation District (NID) staff on a tour at Scotts Flat Reservoir to learn more about the Scotts Flat Fire Fuels Reduction and Healthy Forest Project. The tour is featured as part of Know Your Watershed month, and is free of charge and open to everyone. NID has initiated the third year of its […]

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, […]