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The Scotts Flat Lower Connector Trail project is delayed

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has postponed the adoption of the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the Scotts Flat Lower Connector Trail project. The project is delayed pending further analysis of the Scotts Flat Dam spillway repair. The spillway access continues to remain open for pedestrian travel. The trails NID provides at Scotts Flat […]

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NID April Snow survey: precipitation below average; reservoir levels near average for the season

April 6, 2020 – Near-average precipitation in March helped bolster overall levels in the watersheds that are the source for Nevada Irrigation District (NID) water supply, but the totals still fall below average. On a brighter note, the District’s reservoirs remain at near average for the season. NID surveyors trekked to different locations in the […]

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NID will temporarily open gate to Scotts Flat Reservoir

September 14, 2017 – In response to public request, NID will temporarily open the gate on Scotts Flat Dam to allow for access leading up to and during the Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon. The gate will be open during the day through Sunday, September 17. In August, NID installed exclusion fencing and gate across the […]

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NID Takes Action at Scott’s Flat Reservoir for Public Safety

August 16, 2017 – The Nevada Irrigation District is installing exclusion fencing across the top of and along the edge of the Scott’s Flat spillway. In recent months, NID has experienced increased public safety concerns in and around the spillway, including illegal camping sites in the spillway, unsafe campfire remains throughout the area, excessive trash […]

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NID’s Commitment to Watershed Health

Grass Valley June 7, 2017 – Along with delivering a dependable, quality water supply, NID is dedicated to its mission of providing stewardship of the watersheds and the District is continually enhancing programs and developing partnerships to support this primary purpose. The following are highlights of some of NID’s significant activities to enhance our area […]

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NID Audio Recordings Available

Grass Valley May 23, 2017 – Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors meetings are now available on the NID website. Audio recordings, beginning with the January 11, 2017 meeting, are indexed, allowing Agenda items to be bookmarked and accessed easily and quickly. The new policy aligns with NID’s dedication to excellence and transparent public engagement. […]

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NID’s Kids Triathlon Saturday

Grass Valley May 19, 2017 – NID presents the 4th annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Orchard Springs Campground on Rollins Lake. NID is committed to providing outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities at District reservoirs, and the triathlon allows youth and families in our community to enjoy the Sierras while connecting through […]

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NID Supports Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale this Saturday

Grass Valley May 13, 2017 – NID encourages area residents to attend and take advantage of the annual Spring Plant Sale held by the University of California Master Gardeners of Nevada County. The event takes place on Saturday, May 13, between 9:00 am and noon, at the NID Business grounds, located at 1036 West Main […]

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“No Motor Day” at Scotts Flat Lake on May 21

Grass Valley, Calif. May 10, 2017 – NID presents the annual “No Motor Day” at Scotts Flat Lake on Sunday, May 21, 2017. This event offers the opportunity to experience the quiet beauty of Scotts Flat Lake. Featured activities for No Motor Day include: Free admission for non-motorized watercraft Free kayaking & paddleboard demonstrations with […]