KID Anticipates Good 2017 Water Season

The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) released a preliminary forecast of a 96% water supply for Yakima Basin irrigation districts. The number released today is an early estimate and conditions and water available to KID can change throughout the season due to things such as lack of precipitation or increased air temperatures. Though KID […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Office Closure

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our customers know that the District office, located at 2015 S Ely Street, will be closed on Thursday, March 9th for staff training. Regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. will resume on Friday, March 10th. If you have questions during the time the […]

Office Closure – January 12th

The Kennewick Irrigation District Office will be closed the afternoon of January 12th for an all staff training meeting beginning at noon. Normal office hours will resume Monday, January 16th, at 8:00 a.m. If you have questions during the closure, please email or leave a phone message for our customer service team. (509) 586-9111

Southridge Project – Phase 1

In 2012, the Oregonian ran an article stating that the Tri-Cities area was growing at pace that exceeded national averages. Today that number continues to grow and we are becoming known as a desirable destination for living, planting, and recreating. Everywhere we look the evidence of this growth is obvious. Whether change and growth are [...]

Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resources Management Plan — Winter 2016 Update

As the 2016 irrigation season comes to a close, KID is grateful for the improved water supply and snowpack conditions in the basin that have enabled us to avoid any watering restrictions this year. However, the possibility of drought in the Yakima basin always looms, as we were reminded of again this spring when predictions [...]

Letter from the District Manager (October 2016)

In 2010, the Board of Directors established safety as being the number one priority of the District. We don’t have to look any farther than to what happened in June of this year, to see the level of devastation that can occur when a canal failure occurs in an urban area. That is why capital [...]

Letter from the President (October 2016)

As another water season comes to a close, I reflect on our district's performance. This has been a year filled with real change and challenge. The year began with a very aggressive program to line more of our canals.  The continued impact of rodents on our canal system is a reminder of just how much [...]

Paving Work to begin for Cherry Glen Neighborhood

KID would like to inform residents of the Cherry Glen neighborhood and drivers utilizing S. Morain Street and 12th Avenue that paving is scheduled to begin around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 and expected to be completed by late evening. It is imperative that vehicles are moved off-street and are not parked along the streets being […]

Project Update for Cherry Glen Neighborhood

KID would like to let our Cherry Glen customers know that pipe work has completed in your neighborhood. Paving of S. Morain Street and the shoulder of 12th Avenue will begin as soon as weather permits. At that time a notice to residents and drivers will be posted here and on our Facebook page. Please watch for special instructions. KID would like […]

Notice of Service Interruption for Cherry Glen

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 KID customers served off of West 11th Place and West 12th Avenue in the Cherry Glen neighborhood, will experience an irrigation service interruption. On this date KID will be conducting testing on new service lines, which have been recently installed. Testing will help ensure a reliable water source. Irrigation service will […]