Water Allotment

WHAT IS MY WATER ALLOTMENT? You are allowed 3 ½ acre-feet per acre per year. This means that over a year’s time, you are given an amount of water equal to the area of your property (whether it’s a lot or an acre), filled to a depth of 3 ½ feet. Think of it this way:...

Billing

Irrigation assessments appear as a line item on your property tax statement. Those tax payments are paid to Benton County Treasurer: BENTON COUNTY TREASURER KENNETH SPENCER 5600 W.CANAL DRIVE, SUITE A KENNEWICK, WA  99336 – 2327 If you have any questions feel free to...

Filtrating CID Water

Why Filter CID Water? Water filtration is important for all irrigation systems. As you probably know, CID takes water from the Yakima River. Runoff from the Cascade Range carries all sorts of debris down the river.  From March to June you are more likely to have silt...

Public Notice – Aquatic Herbicides

Columbia Irrigation District, is providing public notice that it will be applying aquatic herbicide to its irrigation canals in accordance with Washington State Department of Ecology, Permit No. WAG-991000.  The purpose of the herbicide application is to minimize...

Cross Connecting Drinking Water and Irrigation Water

Down the Pipeline, I thought I would take this opportunity to discuss with patrons the dangers and damages of cross connecting your supplied source of drinking water (aka potable water) with Columbia Irrigation District (CID) “dirty” irrigation water.  Our...