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NID and Nevada County OES Partner for Safety in Emergencies, Encourage Community Preparedness

(Grass Valley, CA May 28, 2021) –The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (County OES) and the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) met last week to discuss fire safety and tour NID’s hydroelectric facilities. The day was scheduled to further the partnership that includes joint drought monitoring and how NID and County OES are getting ready for wildfire season. The tour of NID facilities…

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NID Opens Public Review and Comment Period for The English Meadow Floodplain Restoration and Enhancement Project

(Grass Valley, CA May 11, 2021) - The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) announced the opening of the public review and comment period on an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the English Meadow Floodplain Restoration and Enhancement Project. The public review and comment period opens May 12 and ends on June 13th at 5:00 p.m. A public Informational meeting will also be held on June 2…

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NID to Fill Irrigation Canals on April 15 - Water Supports 32,000 Acres of Agriculture

(Grass Valley, CA April 15, 2021) – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) today announced that seasonal irrigation water is ready to flow. You might think of April 15 as tax day but, if you have a farm or ranch, you know it’s when NID turns on its seasonal irrigation water. Flowing through 500 miles of canals, NID water irrigates 32,000 acres in Nevada, Placer, and Yuba counties used for grazing…

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Proposed Scotts Flat Lower Connector Trail Project  - Public Review & Comment Period Opens  

(Grass Valley, CA April 14, 2021) – The Nevada Irrigation District today announced that it has opened the public review and comment period on the Lower Scotts Flat Connector Trail Project’s environmental review. The District, as lead agency, has prepared a project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) to assess the potential environmental impacts of the trail project (posted on the…

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NID to Release Draft 2020 Agricultural Water Management Plan - Public Preview Scheduled for Evenings of March 3 & 4 Cancelled - Now to be Reviewed at Board Workshop on March 10 at 9:00 a.m.

 (Grass Valley, CA March 2, 2021) – The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) today announced that it has cancelled the planned evening meetings on the AWMP previously scheduled for March 3 and 4th. Instead a Board Workshop will be held to review the draft 2020 Agricultural Water Management Plan (AWMP) at the March 10 Board of Directors Meeting at approximately 9:00 a.m. Final adoption of the AWMP is…

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NID Board Declines Nevada County Relief Fund Request - Cites its Own Efforts and Concern for Rate Payers

(Grass Valley, CA January 13, 2021) – The Nevada Irrigation District Board (NID) of Directors today heard from local leaders raising funds for “The Small Business Winter Survival Campaign” who came asking for NID to contribute $50,000 to their effort.  While applauding the project, NID board members declined the request citing its own efforts and concerns about policy and ratepayer issues, the NID…

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