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Op-Ed | Karen Hull, NID: Results from upcoming U.S. Supreme Court petition could impact NID operations, water supply and customer costs

As President of the Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Board of Directors, I am reaching out to inform you about a legal petition pending before the U.S. Supreme Court that could have severe impacts to NID and our community. As background, in 1963 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a license for NID to start […]

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

Grass Valley, CA Nov. 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, two crews will be flushing […]

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NID Receives Grant Funding for Fire Fuels Reduction and Meadow Restoration

Grass Valley, CA 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 […]

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NID Directors Approve the District’s 2021 Budget

September 25, 2020 – Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) 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 […]

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UPDATED: NID to Open Scotts Flat and Rollins Lake Boat Launches to Locals-Only on May 29

Grass Valley, CA May 26, 2020 – Working closely with Nevada County Health Departments, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will open its boat launches at Scotts Flat and Rollins Lakes to local residents only on Friday, May 29 with County prescribed, COVID-19 restrictions. Editor’s note: May 27, 2020 at 12:19 PM The paragraph below has […]

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Scotts Flat & Rollins Lakes Remain Closed through Memorial Day

May 22, 2020 – Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will keep its campgrounds and boat launches at Scotts Flat and Rollins reservoirs closed over the Memorial Day weekend. The District is currently working with Nevada County Health Departments to create a safe boating environment that minimizes the risk of COVID-19 transmission. We anticipate to have appropriate […]

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NID awards internship scholarships to graduating high school students

Grass Valley, Calif. May 15, 2020 – In keeping with its commitment to the community and support of our youth, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has awarded two scholarships to Nevada Union High School graduating seniors, Coal Barker and Logan Vanderhoof, for paid internships with the district. Jana Kolakowski, NID human resources manager, presented the […]

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Op-Ed | Ricki Heck: NID takes steps to keep the water flowing and ease hardships of COVID-19 pandemic

Grass Valley, Calif. April 28, 2020 – The Nevada Irrigation District is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on our community. We know these are trying times, and want to reassure our 25,000 customers and the community that we are here to help, in some way, ease your burden and stress around water […]

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NID Irrigation Season comes with Canal Safety Message – “Stay Out & Stay Alive”

Grass Valley, Calif. April 27, 2020 – April means the seasonal irrigation water is flowing through canals to farms and other irrigation customers throughout Nevada and Placer Counties. Spring also means warmer weather and more people out walking and enjoying the natural beauty of the foothills. While water from canals is the lifeblood for many […]

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Update: Water Service restored in the Slate Creek, Ridge Road area in Grass Valley

February 25, 2020 at 9:25 AM UPDATE: 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 […]

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