Temporary Increase in Water Allows K.I.D. Customers to Spot Water Lawns

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 […]

Decreased Flows Mean End to K.I.D. Customers Spot Watering of Lawns

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 […]

Public Notice – Aquatic Weed Treatment Alert

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 […]

Increased Flows Allow K.I.D. Customers Spot Watering of Lawns

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 Bring Increased Water for Kennewick Irrigation District Customers

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 […]

Further Curtailments for Kennewick Irrigation District Customers

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 […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Sees First Reduced Water Diversion Amount

Thursday, June 11, 2015 the USBR informed the Kennewick Irrigation District that the drought has arrived and K.I.D. would be begin to experience the first reduction in the amount of water allowable for diversion. K.I.D.’s water diversion amount was reduced for the first time this year. Original estimates from the USBR indicated a reduction of […]

K.I.D. Drought Watering Schedule

Kennewick Irrigation District’s daily water supply is limited by how much water we are allowed to take from the Yakima River.  Scheduling allows customers to maximize equitable use of the limited water.  The District requests homeowners to begin following this schedule immediately.  Homeowners should water only during their two assigned A.M. or P.M. blocks, as […]

Meier Architecture to Purchase Downtown KID Administrative Building

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 the KID Board of Directors approved the sale of the downtown KID administrative building located in Kennewick, to Meier Architecture • Engineering (Meier), a local architecture and engineering firm currently located in Kennewick, Washington.  KID is excited about the sale to Meier, a local business who will bring more than 50 […]

KID SEEKING AGRICULTURAL APPLICANTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) Board of Directors is seeking agricultural applicants to serve on the Implementation Committee. The main function of the Committee is to serve as an advisory body to the Board of Directors for examining and formulating recommendations regarding issues such as policy and project implementation. The Board of Directors has established a […]