Zintel Canyon community cleanup event, November 10th

Last weekend, 150 community members along with KID employees came together to help the City of Kennewick make improvements to Zintel Canyon. Trees and shrubs were trimmed, graffiti was painted over, weeds were pulled, garbage was cleared out, paths were cleared for emergency vehicles and big steps were taken in making Zintel Canyon a safer […]

Zintel Canyon Community Meeting – Wednesday, October 24th

The City of Kennewick is inviting the public to a Community Meeting regarding Zintel Canyon’s nature trail on Wednesday, October 24th at 5:30pm at the Kennewick Irrigation District office – 2015 S Ely St., Kennewick, WA. Representatives from multiple City departments, along with representation from the Kennewick Irrigation District, will provide important updates on current […]

KID Staff were invited to the Benton Franklin Health District Family Night

KID Staff were invited to the Benton Franklin Health District Family Night yesterday to speak with parents about health and wellness. Our Public Relations Coordinator Shelbea and Customer Service Representative Lindy attended and spoke with parents about the importance of canal safety and how to educate children that canals are not for play- stay away. […]

Public Notice – KID Awarded 2018 WaterSMART Grant

Public Notice – KID Awarded 2018 WaterSMART Grant The United States Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a 2018 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant to the Kennewick Irrigation District. This $1 million grant will be used in completing the KID WaterSMART18 Canal Lining Project.   KID has been awarded WaterSMART Grants for the past 4 […]

Save the date: TRIDEC Columbia Rivershore Reconveyance Meeting

TRIDEC is hosting, in partnership with the Cities of Pasco and Richland, two informational meetings to discuss the proposed Columbia River Shoreline Reconveyance. Please join TRIDEC for a community discussion regarding possible reconveyance of U.S. Army Corps-owned property along the Tri-City shoreline back to the local cities and counties. Meeting Dates: Wednesday, October 3 | […]

Public Notice – Last Day of Irrigation Water Service for 2018

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let customers know that the last anticipated date of water delivery will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Once water delivery has ended, KID crews will begin baseline testing. Baseline testing provides the opportunity for crews to measure the amount of water seepage from the canals. During testing, […]

KID District Manager, Charles Freeman testified in Washington, D.C. on Title Transfer

Yesterday, KID District Manager Charles Freeman was invited to testify at the Legislative Hearing on Title Transfer Bills. The hearing was held by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources in Washington, DC. Watch his testimony to hear the benefits of Title Transfer for the District. Kennewick Irrigation District

Irrigation water beneficial during the fire season

Irrigation water is mostly known for irrigating residential and agricultural acres, but did you know that KID irrigation water has also been beneficial during the fire season? KID assisted the Kennewick Fire Department by making water available to help control and put out fires in Kennewick just this year. Most recently, because of the water […]

Longest-serving Pump Technician retires after 39 years

Yesterday we came together to celebrate our longest-serving Pump Technician DeWayne Miller as he retires from KID after 39 years of service. He always said the most rewarding part of his job is that he left feeling good at the end of each day, because he is a problem solver and enjoyed working with KID […]