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, […]

KID Board of Directors Vacancy

Kennewick Irrigation District Director Patrick McGuire has decided to retire from the Board after over eight years of dedicated service to the District.  The Benton County Board of Commissioners will be asked to appoint an interim Director position 2 to fill the vacancy left by his departure.   The person appointed to this position will […]

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 Temporary Service Interruption, Edison Street

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our customers know that due to a break in a water pipe line along Edison Street in Kennewick, irrigation service to all 3,500 customers being serviced off of the Edison Street line will experience a temporary water outage. Repair to the nearly seventy year old pipe, […]

District Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled

The Kennewick Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting, regularly scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, 2016, has been cancelled due to the District’s office move.    The KID will be open for business at the old downtown Kennewick location (12 W Kennewick Avenue) Monday, February 8th through Wednesday, February 10th.  The KID will be closed for moving […]

Notice of Update: Vancouver Street Road Closures

The Vancouver Street Road Closure Schedule for Phase 1 will be delayed approximately one week due to field conditions encountered during construction.  The Phase 1 area is located between W. 45th Avenue and W. 40th Avenue on Vancouver Street. Subsequently, the Road Closures for Phases 2 and 3 will also be delayed for approximately one week.  […]