Nevada Irrigation district

Gold Rush mercury removal on tap for Bear River

The Nevada Irrigation District has committed final funding of $290,000 for specialized equipment from a Canadian manufacturer to remove mercury left over from the Gold Rush on the ...

Storm to bring rain, snow to Auburn, Sierra

Rain today in the foothills and as much as 24 inches of snow in higher points of the Sierra won’t be near enough to ease drought and water supply concerns, a Nevada Irrigatio ...

Bone-dry January reignites Placer County water, fire concerns

  Placer County-area water providers are ramping up for another year of drought after the driest January in 128 years. But there is still hope on the horizon. Chip Close, N ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Auburn, Placer dig in for next big rain storm

Auburn continues in drought mode as forecasters look to the horizon for another significant rainstorm.   And while a round of rain could come as early as Saturday n ...