Close this search box.
Close this search box.

Unaffiliated Bill Payment Service Targeting KID Customers

It has come to our attention that a company known as Doxo, Inc., is using our contact information and reputation to market its online bill payment service to potential customers. KID is not in partnership with this company and have not authorized them to use our logo or materials. Currently, KID does offer online bill […]

Southridge Project – Phase 1

[vc_row top=”0px” bottom=”0px”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6170″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top=”30px” bottom=”0px”][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2012, the Oregonian ran an article stating that the Tri-Cities area was growing at pace that exceeded national averages. Today that number continues to grow and we are becoming known as a desirable destination for living, planting, and recreating. Everywhere we look the evidence of this growth is […]

Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resources Management Plan — Winter 2016 Update

[vc_row top=”0px” bottom=”0px”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6165″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top=”30px”][vc_column][vc_column_text] As the 2016 irrigation season comes to a close, KID is grateful for the improved water supply and snowpack conditions in the basin that have enabled us to avoid any watering restrictions this year. However, the possibility of drought in the Yakima basin always looms, as we were reminded […]

Letter from the District Manager (October 2016)

[vc_row top=”0px” bottom=”0px”][vc_column][vc_column_text] In 2010, the Board of Directors established safety as being the number one priority of the District. We don’t have to look any farther than to what happened in June of this year, to see the level of devastation that can occur when a canal failure occurs in an urban area. That […]

Letter from the President (October 2016)

[vc_row top=”0px” bottom=”0px”][vc_column][vc_column_text] As another water season comes to a close, I reflect on our district’s performance. This has been a year filled with real change and challenge. The year began with a very aggressive program to line more of our canals.  The continued impact of rodents on our canal system is a reminder of […]

Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resources Management Plan Update

As we enter the 2016 irrigation season, KID is grateful for the improved water and snowpack conditions in the basin that have contributed to a forecast for a year of full water supply. The possibility of drought in the Yakima basin always looms, and early water supply predictions last fall were dire. Carryover storage in […]

Where is my water?

For your convenience, KID has developed an interactive map for our customers to help identify water outages and relay additional details. To use the map, click on ‘Water Status Map‘ on the front page. Areas shown in red identify areas experiencing a water outage. When you click on the red outage area, you will see […]

Letter from the President

Welcome to the 2016 water season. I would like to thank all of you for your understanding and cooperation with the District dealing with last year’s water shortage. Without the drastic measures taken last year — reduced water deliveries, water scheduling, and the many other actions that the District had to take — we all […]

Proactive Approach to Water Management

A review of the 2015 water season and drought, and how KID managed the situation. The overwhelming response to the drought from KID customers this last irrigation season has been one expressing support and understanding. However, there are lingering questions we would like to take time to address. Some customers may still be wondering why […]