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 […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Sees Water Allotment Increase to 94%

Yesterday morning, the United States Bureau of Reclamation announced that water users with proratable water rights, including the Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would see an increase to 94% from the previous prorationed amount of 90%. Increases may be partially attributed to milder temperatures. At this point in the water season, water allotments are not anticipated […]

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 […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Water Supply Projected to Remain unchanged

This morning, during the monthly river operations meeting, the United States Bureau of Reclamation provided Yakima Basin irrigators with an updated water supply forecast. The proratable irrigators, including KID, are projected to have 86% of their total water allotment. At this time KID will not be implementing a watering schedule. However, water supply is dependent […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Curtailed to 85% of Water Allotment

This morning the United States Bureau of Reclamation announced that due to warm temperatures and lack of precipitation water users with proratable water rights, including the Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would be prorationed to 85% of their total water allotment. KID will not be implementing water restrictions at this time. Total water supply available numbers […]

KID Anticipates Normal Water Season for 2016

Today the United States Bureau of Reclamation released a preliminary forecast for the total water supply available to Yakima Basin irrigation districts. As a pro-ratable water right holder, KID is anticipating a full annual water allotment for the 2016 water season.   After a record drought year in 2015 resulting in necessary and unprecedented actions by […]