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Welcome Shane Leonard, Kennewick Irrigation District’s New District Manager

Kennewick, WA –The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) is pleased to announce the hiring of Shane Leonard as its new District Manager. Leonard joined the KID team January 29th, 2024. Leonard comes to KID from the Roosevelt Water Conservation District (RWCD) located in Mesa, Arizona, where he has served as general manager for the past decade. […]

The Main Canal Project

With the ever-present threat of drought looming over the Yakima Basin, the Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) is taking proactive steps to safeguard our precious water resources. It begins by utilizing a two-pronged approach involving the lining and widening of our main canal. HDPE Liner | This durable material acts as a waterproof barrier, dramatically reducing […]

Ecology declares drought emergency in 12 counties

OLYMPIA  – Early snowmelt, a lack of spring rain and low streamflows have prompted the Washington Department of Ecology to declare a drought emergency for watersheds in 12 counties throughout the state. Counties affected by the drought declaration include Benton, Clallam, Columbia, Jefferson, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, Skagit, Snohomish, Walla Walla, Whatcom and Yakima. The rest of […]

Reclamation releases Yakima basin July water supply forecast

Media Contact: Marc Ayalin 208-378-6203 For Release: Jul 6, 2023 YAKIMA, Wash. – The Bureau of Reclamation’s July 2023 water supply forecast for the Yakima basin indicates the water supply would provide senior water rights 100% of entitlements and junior water rights 72% of entitlements for the June–September total available water supply. Prorationing began June 1 and will apply […]

Service Interruption Planned for Edison Street

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our customers know that a temporary service outage is scheduled to occur on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at approximately 4 a.m. and continue throughout the duration of the day and evening. This event will allow KID, Granite Construction and the City of Kennewick to continue project […]

Last Day of Irrigation Water Service for 2014

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our ratepayers know that tomorrow, October 10, will be the last day of irrigation water delivery for the 2014 water season. On October 11th KID will begin baseline testing, a process that allows the opportunity to measure the amount of seepage from the canal. During this […]

Kennewick Irrigation District Office Closure

The Kennewick Irrigation District (KID) would like to let our ratepayers know that the District office, located at 12 W Kennewick Avenue, will be closed on October 14, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. for an all staff meeting. The office will reopen at 2:30 p.m. and close at the regular time of 5:00 […]