Hansen Bros. wins NID canal encasement contract

By: Submitted to the Journal
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The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors unanimously agreed to award a $678,669 contract to Hansen Bros. Enterprises for the Maben Canal Encasement Project Phase II and recognized long-term employees during its June 27 meeting. Present were President William Morebeck and Directors Nancy Weber, Nick Wilcox and Scott Miller.

The Maben Canal project will provide better transfer/supply of water, increase capacity and lower maintenance issues relating to the open canal. The second of three phases will focus on the installation of about 2,450 feet of 18-inch pipeline within Lime Kiln Road.

The next regular meeting of the NID Board of Directors will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the NID Business Center located at 1036 West Main St., Grass Valley. NID Board meetings are open to the public.