Centennial Dam News

September 6, 2019 — NID to Stop Purchasing Properties for Centennial Dam, Continues to Spend Money on Project

March 28, 2019 — SYRCL to D.C. Circuit: Don’t let NID undermine the Clean Water Act

January 23, 2019 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District puts brakes on its Raw Water Master Plan update

January 8, 2019 — The Union — Dianna Suarez: Horse keeps chasing the cart at NID

December 17, 2018 Auburn Journal — Another View: New NID Board should stop spending money on Centennial dam

December 2, 2018 — The Union — Public chimes in on issues at Plan for Water workshop

November 14, 2018 — YubaNet — SYRCL sends Notice to NID for violations of the Brown Act

November 14, 2018 — The Union — Nevada County water board votes to rescind controversial dam resolution

November 9, 2018 — Colfax Record — Another View: Concerns fester surrounding Centennial Dam

October 14, 2018 — The Union — Syd Brown NID’s sham of a ‘special meeting’

October 12, 2018 — Auburn Journal — Centennial Dam spending fixed at $2M a year

October 11, 2018 — Water Education Foundation — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 11, 2018 — YubaNet — Commentary Pulling the curtain back on NID’s ‘compromise’ resolution re Centennial

October 11, 2018 — Mavens Notebook — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year 

October 10, 2018 — YubaNet — NID Board votes to limit capital plan funding for proposed Centennial Dam to $2 million a year

October 10, 2018 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 9, 2018 — KNCO — NID Board Rejects Centennial Suspension Resolution

October 7, 2018 — The Union — NID to review SYRCL call to delay work on Centennial Dam

October 4, 2018 — YubaNet — SYRCL Statement on Nevada Irrigation District’s Special Board Meeting on October 9

September 26, 2018 — The Union — NID to discuss Centennial Dam moratorium

September 26, 2018 — The Union — NID to hold special meeting about Centennial Dam

September 25, 2018 — YubaNet — Karen Perry: NID Can’t Have My Fire Egress

September 9, 2018 — The Union — Lew Sitzer: In-depth info on the Centennial Dam

September 6, 2018 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District Oks $118K to pay consultant

August 31, 2018 — The Union — Our View: Communication fail on Centennial Dam

August 23, 2018 — The Union — Water district releases independent audit of Centennial Dam project

August 22, 2018 — KNCO — Another Centennial Dam Audit Released

August 9, 2018 — The Union — George Olive: Another example of mistrust in NID leadership

July 27, 2018  YubaNet — Impacts and Alternatives: The Dam Story – Film Screenings and panel discussion on Aug. 1

July 25, 2018 — The Union — Special Wild & Scenic Film Festival screening

July 25, 2018 — The Union — Dianna Suarez: Biased Nevada Irrigation District submittal

June 10, 2018 — The Union — Steven Pettit: Boondoggle

June 8, 2018 — Vanity Fair— Inside the Battle to Save California’s Water

June 10, 2018 — The Union — Dianna Suarez: Centennial Dam a pipe dream of despot director

May 17, 2018 — The Union — Don Rogers: Leaky argument for dam

May 4, 2018 — The Union — NID’s Centennial Dam project declared ineligible for state funding

May 1, 2018 — KNCO — NID Seeks Public Help In Charting Water Future

April 18, 2018 — KNCO — SYRCL’s State of the Yuba Event Tonight

April 13, 2018 The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League to host State of the Yuba event

April 12, 2018  YubaNet — STATE of the YUBA Invites the Community to Take Action for the River

April 12, 2018 The Union — State of the Yuba Event celebrates volunteers and major milestones for South Yuba River Citizen League

April 6, 2018 The Union — Peter Van Zant: Centennial Dam: A long road ahead

April 5, 2018 — YubaNet — Op-Ed | Peter Van Zant: Centennial Dam, A Long Road Ahead

March 25, 2018 — YubaNet — Op-Ed | Dianna Suarez: Video Censored, No Public Viewing at NID Board Meeting

March 6, 2018 — The Union — The High Cost of the Centennial Dam

February 26, 2018 — The Union — OpEd | George Olive: NID climate change stories detract from public discourse

February 21, 2018 — Fox40 — Lawmakers Urge Water Commission to Fund Storage Projects

February 21, 2018 — The Union — Anti-dam activists rally in Sacramento to show opposition to NID’s Centennial reservoir

February 17, 2018  Auburn Journal Another View: The Bear River: Romance or requiem

February 15, 2018 — The Union — OpEd | Rachel Hutchinson & Melinda Booth: Water Conservation Makes Sense

February 14, 2018 — The Union — NID: Low rating on application for Centennial Dam funding ‘well-deserved’

February 11, 2018  The Union — OpEd | Michael Hill-Weld: Water management, not a dam

February 9, 2018  The Union — OpEd | George Olive: NID and the need for public input

February 7, 2018  Auburn Journal Another View: NID stewardship of resources is lacking

February 2, 2018  The Union — State funding unlikely for Centennial Dam?

December 26, 2017  The Union — NID describes Centennial’s environmental, recreational benefits

December 19, 2017  YubaNet — Nevada County Green Party Opposes NID Centennial Dam

December 5, 2017  YubaNet — Op-Ed | Tanner Huntley: Save Our River

December 4, 2017  The Union — NID bargains with Centennial Dam opponents

November 16, 2017  The Union — OpEd | John Volz: Lack of transparency, poor decisions by NID

November 3, 2017  The Union — NID, SYRCL dispute the ‘facts’ about Centennial Dam

October 31, 2017  YubaNet — OpEd | Dianna Suarez: Is Narrow Self Interest Driving the Quest to Destroy our Bear River Canyon?

October 30, 2017  The Union — With an eye toward water NID SYRCL discuss meetings on video

October 16, 2017  The Union — Businesswoman Ricki Heck confirms run for seat on NID board

September 13, 2017  The Union — NID reviews Centennial funding application, begins video recording

August 28, 2017  YubaNet — Op-Ed | Otis Wollan: NID can’t have it both ways

August 24, 2017  YubaNet — John Volz Op-Ed | Murky Waters at Nevada Irrigation District

August 16, 2017  YubaNet — NID applies for $11.95 million in WSIP funding for Centennial

August 10, 2017  The Union — Nevada Irrigation District applies for Centennial Dam funding

August 9, 2017  YubaNet — OpEd | Diana Suarez: Is the NID Board abdicating its responsibility for sound and sensible water management?

July 24, 2017  YubaNet — Op-Ed | Peter Van Zant: Be Skeptical of NID Scare Tactics

July 16, 2017  The Union — Op-Ed | Bob Branstrom: More than transparency

June 23, 2017  The Union  Op-Ed | Bruce Herring: Centennial Reservoir not better than six miles of river

June 23, 2017  The Union  Nevada Irrigation District to discuss best practice for video footage

June 13, 2017  The Union  OpEd | John Regan: The high cost of Centennial Dam

May 15, 2017  YubaNet Op-Ed | Dianna Suarez: The Tyranny of Engineers

May 11, 2017  Auburn Journal  Another View: NID needs to re-think Centennial Dam

May 8, 2017  The Union — Op-Ed | Ricki Heck: Transparency at NID takes another step backwards

May 3, 2017  The Union — Supporters, opponents of Centennial Dam spar at forum

May 2, 2017  KVMR broadcast  First Tuesday Educational Forum – Centennial Dam Debate

April 27, 2017  The Union — Homeowner potentially affected by Centennial project searches for answers

April 25, 2017  YubaNet — Already $4.4 Million Spent on Land Acquisition So Far

April 17, 2017  YubaNet — Op-Ed | Peter Van Zant: National Attention for the Beleaguered Bear River

April 13, 2017  YubaNet — Renewed requests for live streaming video, increased transparency at NID

April 13, 2017  YubaNet — Conservation Groups to Army Corps Centennial Dam Puts Too Much at Risk – Seek Alternatives

April 12, 2017  The Union  Nevada County water is clear, but customers want it transparent

April 12, 2017  Op-Ed | George Olive: NID Hurts Trust by Nixing Video

March 18, 2017  The Union — Brian Hamilton NID directors not ready for prime time?

March 15, 2017  YubaNet — Op-Ed | Peter Van Zant: Is Centennial Dam Needed?

March 11, 2017  The Union — Proposed Centennial Dam project takes center stage at League of Women Voters event

March 8, 2017  YubaNet —  No video or live streaming of NID meetings despite public requests

March 7, 2017  YubaNet — Legislative landgrab letter postponed by NID committee

March 2, 2017  The Union — Crowd fills ballroom for Centennial Dam meeting in Grass Valley

February 27, 2017  The Union — Public meetings set for this week on Centennial Dam project

February 2, 2017  The Union — Op-Ed | Peter Van Zant: There are alternatives to the Centennial Dam

January 13, 2017 — The Union — Voice of the Bear River to be shown at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11, 2017  The Union — Skeptics of Centennial Dam project address Nevada Irrigation District board

January 9, 2017  Water Deeply — New California Dam Proposed to Combat Climate Change Concerns

April 19, 2016  The Union — Foothills Water Network submits 33-page public comment about NID’s Centennial Reservoir project

March 10, 2016  The Union — NID hears from supporters, detractors of Centennial Reservoir at scoping meeting

March 2, 2016  The Union — NID Seeks Community Input

March 2, 2016  Appeal Democrat  Push on for new reservoir on Bear River in Nevada County