Cooler temperatures have helped to increase the amount of water available to the Kennewick Irrigation District, with a slight increase being seen. To make best use of the water available, the District will immediately begin allowing customers to spot water areas of lawn showing signs of distress. Watering will be allowed outside of the established […]
Return flows in the Yakima River have seen a steep reduction and therefore, water available to the Kennewick Irrigation District has dropped. Effective immediately, K.I.D. customers will need to eliminate spot watering with hoses those areas of lawn showing signs of distress. Customers will be allowed to continue to water according to the established watering […]
Algae growth is very high this year due to high temperatures and low water. Kennewick Irrigation District field staff applied an aquatic weed treatment of Endothal last week. District crews will be working around the clock to manage the debris, but for the next three weeks, as the weeds die they will break loose and […]
Due to increased water availability, effective immediately the Kennewick Irrigation District will allow spot watering of areas of lawn showing signs of distress. Watering will be allowed outside of the established schedule for up to 30 minutes per area with a hose. These watering guidelines will remain in effect until further notice.
Cooler temperatures have helped to bring Yakima River flow levels back up resulting in more water available to the Kennewick Irrigation District. Water levels will continue to fluctuate throughout the water season and when additional water supplies become available, Kennewick Irrigation District will deliver this water to its customers. Effective immediately, K.I.D. customers may return […]
The Yakima River is at historically low levels. This along with consistently high temperatures has resulted in further reductions to the water being delivered to the Kennewick Irrigation District by federal officials. During a normal irrigation season, K.I.D. would be diverting 300 cfs. Today the diversion is projected to be 150 cfs. Effective immediately, residential […]