2019 Annual Community Event

Thank you to everyone that attended our annual Community Outreach Event this past weekend at the Home Depot in Kennewick. It was great getting to talk more with our customers and answer questions, while educating kids about the importance of canal safety! Kennewick Irrigation District

Kennewick Irrigation District Updated Water Supply Outlook for Customers 5.7.19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Kennewick Irrigation District Updated Water Supply Outlook for Customers   KID received the May water supply forecast from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for Yakima River pro-ratable users such as KID. Water supply has decreased to 75%. If weather patterns do not improve, it is anticipated that conditions will worsen. […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Updated Water Supply Outlook for Customers

Kennewick Irrigation District Updated Water Supply Outlook for Customers KID received a mid-April forecast of the water supply from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for Yakima River pro-ratable users such as KID and water supply has increased from 77% to 84%. The precipitation in April has helped to increase the reservoirs storage. As of […]

Tapteal Greenway – Wildlands Walk

Thank you Tapteal Greenway for inviting KID to be a part of the Wildlands Walk this past Saturday. It was a great event for families to get outside and learn more about the Amon Creek Natural Preserve! Kennewick Irrigation District

Water Status Map

Water delivery has begun. As a reminder, our Water Status Map has been created for customers to stay informed of where their water is. To get to the map, go to our website and click on the “WATER STATUS MAP” button. Once you see the map, type your home address into the top left search […]

Press Release from the City of Kennewick- Zintel Canyon Trail Closure April 12th-14th for Team Rubicon Operation!

Press Release from the City of Kennewick- Zintel Canyon Trail Closure April 12th-14th for Team Rubicon Operation! The Spirit of America Trail in Zintel Canyon will be closed Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th from 10th Avenue to the south-end of the trail near 24th Avenue. This closure is for the safety of the […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Water Supply Outlook for Customers

Kennewick Irrigation District Water Supply Outlook for Customers Water supply for Yakima River pro-ratable users such as KID is currently at 77%.  If weather patterns do not improve, it is anticipated that conditions will worsen.  As of now, KID is not requiring curtailments or rationing for customers. However, conditions can change rapidly. KID staff is […]

Great news for KID water users for 2019!

The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) released a preliminary forecast for 2019 Total Water Supply Available (TWSA). Conditions and water available to KID can change throughout the season due to things such as lack of precipitation or increased air temperatures. KID is a pro-ratable water right holder, the forecast for the Yakima basin indicates […]

Snow Pack and Water Supply

With all the snow coming down in the Tri Cities, this is a great time to remember where we get our KID irrigation water. When it snows in the Tri Cities, it seems like it should contribute to KID’s summer water supply. Unfortunately, that is not the case. KID diverts water out of the Yakima […]

Canal Lining

During water off our crews are preparing for the 2019 water season. These pictures show the progression of the canal lining project along the Badger East canal from Interstate 182 to Queensgate.