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Automatic Slipmeters Installed

Crews installed 2 automatic slipmeters. This provides automated control of the Division 4 canal which serves most of Kennewick and all of Finley. The work being done helps us to provide a more consistent water delivery for our customers. Kennewick Irrigation District ...
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Algae Bloom

Here is a behind the scenes look at one of the challenges we battle during the hot summer months. The district spends over $330,000 per year just in chemicals to control algae growth. Once the treatment is completed, it breaks apart the algae causing it to flow down to the ...
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Pipeline Improvement Projects

Buried pipelines are an important component to the irrigation system that delivers water to our customers. Our pipeline replacement projects provide customers with reduced outages and more consistent water pressure. Kennewick Irrigation District ...
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Rocks found in our canals

These large rocks were found in one of our canals, stacked as though someone was trying to create a dam in the middle of the canal. As our vegetation management team has been treating the canal, algae has broken off and drifted down the canal and attached to the rocks ...
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