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Nevada Irrigation District takes over Rollins operation

Warm weather and the upcoming Memorial Day holiday will draw thousands of boaters, fishermen and campers to Rollins Reservoir. This year, Long Ravine Campground will also see Nevad ...

Rollins Lake at lowest level in eight years

Rollins Lake Reservoir might seem a bit low this year, but its high banks and its extended boat ramp are normal for this time of year. Each year, according to Paul Moreno, spokesma ...

Nevada Irrigation District studying alternatives to Garden Bar dam

Nevada Irrigation District is looking at alternatives to a possible Bear River dam being seriously considered by the South Sutter Water District. With continuing concerns being vo ...

Meadow Vista river’s mercury removal project seeks state, federal dollars

The gold in the foothills of Auburn led to a toxic legacy that the Nevada Irrigation District is now attempting to reverse. Encouraged by results of sample dredging at the Chevrea ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...

Mercury rising: Meadow Vista lake yields toxic traces of Gold Rush

MEADOW VISTA – A toxic vestige of the Gold Rush era is getting some special attention at a foothills reservoir near Auburn. Mercury, a byproduct of the gold-extraction process, ...