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Nevada Irrigation district
New dam plans go under Nevada County supes scrutiny
Thursday Nov 12 2015
Nevada County’s Board of Supervisors were told Nevada Irrigation District’s plans for a dam on the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax will help during a prolong ...
$20M Colfax-area canal upgrade moves ahead
Wednesday Oct 21 2015
With the potential of a blowout similar to 2011’s Bear River canal failure, the Nevada Irrigation District is moving on a possible $20 million project to upgrade its aging Co ...
Placer Water exceeds state water-saving target
Wednesday Aug 12 2015
Placer County Water Agency customers are turning into overachievers when it comes to water saving. Latest figures released by the Water Agency show treated-water use down from the ...
Gold Rush mercury removal on tap for Bear River
Tuesday Apr 28 2015
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
Tuesday Apr 07 2015
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
Friday Jan 30 2015
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
Wednesday Dec 17 2014
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
Friday Nov 07 2014
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
Friday Sep 05 2014
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
Sunday Aug 31 2014
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
Tuesday Aug 19 2014
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
Sunday Jul 27 2014
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
Friday Feb 14 2014
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 ...
Hope, fear guide new Nevada Irrigation District drought cutbacks
Friday Jan 24 2014
With a hint of hope but a weather eye on the bare slopes of the Sierra, the Nevada Irrigation District is ramping up water conservation measures even further. Dealing with conditi ...
Nevada Irrigation District requests 20 percent voluntary water cuts
Monday Jan 13 2014
The Nevada Irrigation District is preparing for long-term dry conditions and the increasing possibility of limited water supplies in 2014. General Manager Rem Scherzinger said Fri ...
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