Hemphill Dam

Another View:Time for NID to make Hemphill Dam safe for salmon

Open Letter to Water Contract Nevada Irrigation District. We thank Nevada Irrigation District for cleaning up the mess it created in November at Hemphill Dam as a result of two y ...

Reader Input: NID happy-talks over salmon issues

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has plans to build dams on Bear River to once again increase its bottom line at the expense of the environment. Its plans seem unwarranted since ...

Reader Input: Stop the sham and fix the dam!

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County. It strives to be ...

Reader Input: Open plea to NID

I am a teacher at Ophir STEAM Academy. For years, my 8- and 9-year-old students have conducted stream studies of the Auburn Ravine and learned about the salmon native to our area, ...

Another View: Salmon migration blocked by Hemphill Dam

Many individuals and agencies have worked diligently to get salmon 22 miles up Auburn Ravine to the current blockage at Hemphill Dam a few miles east of Lincoln.   NOAA (N ...

Reader input: NID needs to act on fish access

I have been following the saga of SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) and its efforts to get the Nevada Irrigation District to move on providing fish access at the Hem ...

Reader Input: Irrigation district ignores environment

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has plans to build two new dams on the Bear River to once again increase its bottom line at the expense of the environment. Their plans seem a li ...

Reader Input: Dam damaging salmon swim

The beautiful Auburn Ravine creek runs from Auburn down to Lincoln and on out to the Sacramento River. Due to the lack of rain in the fall of 2013, the upstream migration of salm ...

Salmon moving Auburn’s way

Millions have been spent on the Delta with little progress on helping salmon. Collaboration is non-existent with water users influencing agencies to the detriment of salmon. Save ...