KID crews prepare canal for flexible liner

January 21, 2014 

KID Lining Project

Kennewick Irrigation District employees operate heavy equipment Tuesday to shape the irrigation canal near West 45th Avenue between South Ely and South Olympia streets for a flexible liner installation project. The district is embarking on a three-year $6 million project to line about 14 miles of canal, said Jason McShane, KID engineering and operations manager. McShane said $1.5 million is being paid for by the Bureau of Reclamation. Crews are expected to complete about two miles this year in south Kennewick and south Richland.

BOB BRAWDY — Tri-City Herald Buy Photo

Kennewick Irrigation District employees operate heavy equipment Tuesday to shape the irrigation canal near West 45th Avenue between South Ely and South Olympia streets for a flexible liner installation project. The district is embarking on a three-year $6 million project to line about 14 miles of canal, said Jason McShane, KID engineering and operations manager. McShane said $1.5 million is being paid for by the Bureau of Reclamation. Crews are expected to complete about two miles this year in south Kennewick and south Richland.

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