KID Comptroller/Treasurer Retires with Perfect Record

After more than five years of service with the Kennewick Irrigation District, the District’s Comptroller/Treasurer, Colleen Storms will retire on January 14, 2016. Storms was hired in August of 2010. Under her oversight, KID received clean Financial and Accountability audits for all years of her tenure. Storms last Board of Directors Meeting will be January […]

Proactive Approach to Water Management

Proactive Approach to Water Management

A review of the 2015 water season and drought, and how KID managed the situation. The overwhelming response to the drought from KID customers this last irrigation season has been one expressing support and understanding. However, there are lingering questions we would like to take time to address. Some customers may still be wondering why […]

From the Board President (Fall 2015)

The drought of 2015 proved to be one for the record books, and it took the efforts of our entire community to get through it. We want to take a moment to thank everyone who cooperated with the District watering schedule. As many of you have come to learn, KID is unique among other Yakima […]

Reflections from the District Manager

Previous investments paid off in a big way during this year’s drought, and will help even more in the coming years. When we’re faced with challenges in life, it is often in the time spent reflecting on the event that we learn a great deal about ourselves and others. In looking back on the drought […]

The Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan

The Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan

KID is working with federal and state agencies to increase water supply in an efficient and environmentally friendly way. Now that the 2015 irrigation season has ended in this year of record-setting drought, KID is actively working to enhance and protect our communities’ water supplies and to increase our resiliency during future droughts. An important […]

Thirty Years of Change and Drought: A Conversation with DeWayne Miller

With more than 30 years serving the region with KID, DeWayne shares his thoughts, experiences, and how the job has changed. DeWayne Miller has been with the Kennewick Irrigation District for about 36 years. He is the longest tenured member of the District. Over the years, DeWayne has seen many changes to the Tri-Cities — […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Receives Clean Audit

The Kennewick Irrigation District would like to notify our customers and our community of the results of our scheduled 2015 audit. Following an audit of Accountability and 2014 Financial Statements, KID received word the report to be issued includes a clean opinion without findings or management recommendations. The annual financial audit is a review of […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Office Closure

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) offices will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st, 2015 and will be closed Friday, January 1st, 2016 in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday. Offices will reopen for business on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.   If you have questions during the time the office […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Office Closure

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) offices will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 and will be closed Friday, December 25th, 2015 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Offices will reopen for business on Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. If you have questions during the time the office is closed, […]