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July 22, 2014
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KVMR to offer live broadcast of NID Water Summit

For those unable to attend Thursday evening’s Water Summit, hosted by the Nevada Irrigation District, community radio station KVMR, 89.5FM, plans to provide live coverage of the discussion.

Water issues facing the Sierra foothills will be explored during a special community meeting hosted by NID 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Don Baggett Theater at Nevada Union High School, 11761 Ridge Road, in Grass Valley.

According to an NID news release, community and water industry leaders from around Nevada and Placer counties have been invited to attend the meeting, which is also open to the public.

NID Board President John Drew will welcome guests and open the meeting, NID Water Operations Manager Chip Close will provide a water supply and operations overview, NID special counsel Dustin Cooper will address issues involving NID water rights and NID general counsel Jeff Meith will provide information on how other agencies are dealing with similar issues. NID General Manager Rem Scherzinger will provide a summary and overview and will lead a question and answer and public comment period.

In addition to radio coverage at 89.5FM (or 105.1FM in Truckee) KVMR’s live broadcast can be found at

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