2017-20 Duportail Bridge

The City of Richland has been in the planning stages of building what will be known as the “Duportail Bridge”. Columbia Irrigation District, the City of Richland, JUB Engineers and other interested parties finalized an easement agreement for the City to begin their...

Elite Sod Spillway Gates

In the Spring of 2016 the spillway was replaced, stabilizing the area from further leakage and possible major failure. During the 2016/2017 off-season the two control gates will be replaced. The gates maintain the correct water levels in the canal and without proper...

LID 04 – Hitchcock Pipeline

Five hundred feet of very old, 26 inch steel pipe at the head end of LID 04 will be replaced by CID during the off-season. The pipe and head gate replacement has been planned since June and will provide better control of the water delivery without the worry of a huge...

Reservoir Project

The Columbia Irrigation District is currently purchasing property and obtaining permits in order to construct a regulating reservoir on the Main Canal. When it is completed it will help maintain water flows towards the end of the Main Canal so all users will have more...

The Lakes Pump Station

At the end of the 2015 irrigation season an assessment of the LID #46 pump station was in need of repair. The main pipes leading from the pumps had corroded and eroded to a minimal thickness with potential for catastrophic damage to the surround areas. The steel...

Elite Sod Spillway

The Elite Sod Spillway was completely rebuilt in February 2016. It was found to be leaking and created a possible hazard for a breach of the Main Canal. The open flu was replaced with 160 feet of 6 feet diameter steel...