KID Board of Directors- Election Results

During Monday’s Board Meeting, Raman Venkata was declared elected to the Kennewick Irrigation District Director Position 2. The one year term will begin on January 2nd, when he will be sworn in during KID’s regularly scheduled board meeting at 9:00am. Raman Venkata will be replacing Jim Holmes on the Board. David McKenzie was declared for […]

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 […]

KID Anticipates Good 2017 Water Season

The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) released a preliminary forecast of a 96% water supply for Yakima Basin irrigation districts. The number released today is an early estimate and conditions and water available to KID can change throughout the season due to things such as lack of precipitation or increased air temperatures. Though KID […]

Notice of Service Interruption for Cherry Glen

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 KID customers served off of West 11th Place and West 12th Avenue in the Cherry Glen neighborhood, will experience an irrigation service interruption. On this date KID will be conducting testing on new service lines, which have been recently installed. Testing will help ensure a reliable water source. Irrigation service will […]

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 […]

Traffic revision and service interruption off West Metaline Avenue

KID would like to let our customers know that beginning Monday, October 3, 2016 KID crews will begin working to repair a leak that was recently discovered. Work will begin by 7:30 a.m. east of Edison Street. Traffic alterations will be required during construction. Crews will close the right turn lane, which turns north onto Edison […]