Boating Enforcement & Safety Team

Purpose & Goals

  • Enforce the local, state and federal laws upon the waterways
  • Promote boating safety

Services to Citizens

  • Investigates both injury and non-injury boating accidents
  • Issues citations and warnings to boaters
  • Assists numerous disabled vessels while on the waterways
  • With the assistance of reserve deputies, regular deputies patrol the waterways of Nevada County during the summer season
  • Boating and water safety presentations for the youth of Nevada County.  This is a part of the CA Division of Boating and Waterways AquaSMART program.
Boat at Throttle

Some of the local waterways our boat team patrols is:

  • Rollins Reservoir
  • Englebright Lake
  • Scotts Flat Reservoir
  • Lake of the Pines
  • Lake Wildwood
  • Camp Far West
  • Spaulding Reservoir
  • Bowman Lake
  • Boca Reservoir
  • Donner Lake
  • Jackson Meadows Reservoir
  • Prosser Reservoir