Nevada Irrigation District earns public works project of the year award |

Nevada Irrigation District earns public works project of the year award

Aerial photo of the new tanks.
Courtesy photo |

SACRAMENTO — A water storage project of the Nevada Irrigation District has won a Project of The Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA), Sacramento Chapter.

The award, for NID’s Banner-Taylor Reservoir Replacement Project, was selected for environmental achievement in water projects. It was presented Aug. 7 at the APWA Project of the Year Luncheon in Sacramento.

NID was represented by Engineering Manager Gary King, Project Engineer Doug Roderick and Construction Inspector Tony Moscini.

Completed in 2014, the award-winning project replaced two in-ground covered reservoirs with two circular concrete storage tanks that hold a combined 10.5 million gallons of treated drinking water. The tanks are located just off Banner Lava Cap Road near Nevada City.

The new tanks are partially buried and situated within the berm of the former reservoirs and are not visible to the surrounding neighborhood. The tanks replaced two lined and covered reservoirs that had become very expensive and difficult to maintain.

NID was assisted in the project by Bennett Engineering Services of Roseville and Gateway Pacific Contractors of Sacramento.

The American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter, includes 24 counties in the greater Sacramento region.

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