Expanded Service Interruption for Repairs

The Kennewick Irrigation District wants to let customers know that a complete shutdown of water delivery at the Chandler Pumps will be necessary to locate and repair leaks at the concrete lined section of the main canal near Badger Road and Interstate 82. On Friday, KID crews shut down water delivery to the main canal, […]

Public Notice – KID Canal Leak Repairs

The Kennewick Irrigation District wants to notify customers that we have experienced a leak within a concrete lined section of the main canal near Badger Road and Interstate 82. To repair the canal that is leaking, KID crews have shut down water delivery to the main canal, to inspect and make the necessary repairs. The […]

Chandler Pumping Plant down – Irrigation start up delay for most of KID’s customers

Kennewick Irrigation District has been informed by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) that our main pumping plant near Prosser has to be shut down due to mechanical issues. The delay will be 6-10 days depending on how quickly the repairs can be made. KID will make every effort to support Reclamation’s repair process. We will […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Exploring Title Transfer

On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, the KID Board of Directors approved a Resolution regarding the exploration of title transfer of the Kennewick Division (KID) from the United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). With less than five years remaining on KID’s contract with Reclamation, the Board determined that it may be in the best interest of […]

Keep watch for burrowing animals

Have you seen signs of burrowing animals in your area? Water season is about to begin and Kennewick Irrigation District is asking our valued customers, including private line area residents, to watch for signs of burrowing animals near the canals. Burrowing animals have been an on-going challenge for irrigators as they have damaged canals all […]

2016 Irrigation Season to end mid-October for KID Customers

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our customers know that the last anticipated date of water delivery for the 2016 season will be Monday, October 17, 2016. The water off date fluctuates due to limits within KID’s water right. According to KID’s contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, KID is allowed to […]

Emergency Repair Suspends Water Delivery to Div4 Customers

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to inform customers served off the Division 4 canal that an emergency repair will require temporary service suspension, beginning this evening. Repair is estimated to take 24 to 48 hours. KID expects to restore service by Thursday, August 11, 2016. Areas impacted by the outage will be shown […]

Water Supply Improves for KID

The July water supply forecast for the 2016 water season was delivered to irrigators this morning, during the monthly river operations meeting. The United States Bureau of Reclamation provided Yakima Basin irrigators with an updated water supply forecast projecting that proratable irrigators, including KID, would receive 90% of their allotment. This is an increase from […]

Update on Service to KID Customers after Canal Break

The Kennewick Irrigation District would like to inform our customers and our community that the Highland Feeder canal break has been repaired. Service has already been restored to areas directly off the Highland Feeder and KID estimates that all service areas that were interrupted, due to the break, will be restored by mid-morning, Friday, June […]

Canal Break Results in Service Interruption for KID Customers

The Kennewick Irrigation District would like to inform our customers and our community that last night around 8 p.m. a break in the KID Highlander Feeder canal, near the vicinity of Tenth Avenue and Columbia Center Boulevard, occurred. The break has been contained, but water service has been turned off until repairs can be completed. […]