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NID Has Adequate Supplies For Irrigation Season Start

Like it has for generations, the Nevada Irrigation District has begun seasonal irrigation water deliveries to its 56-hundred customers in Placer and Nevada Counties. Public Information Officer Tomi Riley says it normally begins in mid-April…

click to listen to Tomi Riley

In addition, NID’s deliveries fill ponds and reservoirs for stock watering and recreation. Riley says despite a below-normal winter, they finally received enough precipitation to give them some breathing room, resulting in a surplus water declaration that was approved by the Board of Directors last week…

click to listen to Tomi Riley

That’s enough to irrigate more than 30-thousand acres. The season usually ends around six months later, or around mid-October.

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