Nevada Irrigation district

Water providers upbeat on drought, concerned about runoff

The Nevada Irrigation District is upbeat about water storage and hopeful that ongoing drought conditions will be lessened. General Manager Rem Scherzinger reported that the distri ...

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 ...

Placer, Nevada County drought future still unclear as rain, snow season approaches

Placer Water and Nevada Irrigation District officials have the promise of a new rain and snow season but no clear forecast on whether the drought will continue. But they are repor ...

Combie Lake access issue raised at Lincoln-Nevada Irrigation District water session

Questions on continued access to Lake Combie were asked Thursday at a meeting on a proposed regional water supply project for future Lincoln development. The Nevada Irrigation Dis ...

Nevada Irrigation District dusts off 1926 plan for dam in Meadow Vista-Colfax area

  The Nevada Irrigation District is resurrecting a plan developed in the 1920s to tap into a meandering stretch of the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax to boost wat ...

Nevada Irrigation District plans Auburn session on regional water project to Lincoln

Nevada Irrigation District is holding a public scoping session in North Auburn on its proposed regional water supply project. The project will go under the public microscope from ...

Nevada Irrigation District wants sprinklers off in heat of day

Keep your sprinklers off between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. That’s the drought-related message the Nevada Irrigation District is sending to its customers. The district, which serve ...

California drought actions take heat at Nevada Irrigation District forum

GRASS VALLEY – Nevada Irrigation District officials are turning up the heat on state drought actions while praising their customers’ own water-saving efforts. Speaking ...

State panel mulls $500-a-day fines for wasting water

Wasting water outdoors amid the state’s drought could start hitting Californians in the pocketbook under get-tough restrictions being proposed by state regulators, with fines ...

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 ...