Benton Irrigation District is seeking a qualified individual to fill the maintenance position recently vacated. Must have mechanical abilities, able to lift and carry 50 lbs, be able to work in all weather conditions, have a valid Washington driver’s license, equipment operation knowledge is a plus, and be available to be on a rotating on-call shift during the irrigation season. Must be able to pass a background check and drug test. Salary is $12.00-$14.00 hourly DOQ. Please send resume to Benton Irrigation District P.O. Box 626, Benton City, WA 99320, or fax to 509-588-8170, or email to bidmitchell@frontier.com, dead line is 1:30PM July 10, 2015.

The following is a list of people that have irrigation water they are not using and could be available.                                                       (GPM= 5.82 X acres)

Jeff Seitz (5 acres) (21.20 acres) (33.08 acres) Contact number (509) 845-4410

Terry Baze (10 acres) Contact number (509) 366-7973

Dan Dutt  (1.25 acres) Contact number (509) 366-3770

Don Reddout (5 acres) (3.5 acres) Contact number (509) 521-7961

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The 2015 assessments were sent out on January 20, 2015. The District is pleased to announce the 2015 assessments were lowered by $10.00 per acre, portion of an acre and lot. If you have not received your assessment(s) by February 1, 2015 PLEASE CONTACT THE BILLING OFFICE at 588-4396 to make sure we have your correct billing address.

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ALL DELIVERIES HAVE BEEN DESIGNED TO DELIVER 5.82 GPM PER ACRE DISTRICT WIDE.

ANYONE THAT TAMPERS OR MODIFIES THEIR DELIVERIES WILL BE SHUT OFF AND WILL NOT BE TURNED BACK ON UNTIL ATTENDING A DISTRICT BOARD MEETING AND PAYING ALL COSTS TO RESTORE THE POINT OF DELIVERY TO THE ORIGINAL CONDITION. PLUS A $250.00 FEE FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE. A $1000 FEE AND POSSIBLE PROSECUTION FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR POINT OF DELIVERY OR YOUR WATER ALLOTMENT PLEASE CALL US AT 509-588-3510.

DO NOT ATTACH ANY HOSE OR PIPING TO THE FILTERS ON THE DELIVERIES.

IF YOU HAVE A FILTER ON YOUR DELIVERY, IT MUST BE LEFT IN PLACE WHILE YOU’RE RUNNING WATER.  THIS FILTER IS TO PROTECT THE PRESSURE REGULATING VALVE.  THE COST OF THIS VALVE, IF DAMAGED BY RUNNING WITHOUT THE FILTER IN PLACE, WILL BE BILLED TO THE WATER USER.

IF WE FIND YOUR FILTER HAS BEEN REMOVED YOUR SERVICE WILL BE SHUT OFF UNTIL ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE WITH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO REINSTATE YOUR WATER. YOU MAY ALSO BE ASSESED A $50.00 TURN ON FEE.

THE PROPERTY OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE TO CLEAN THE FILTER.  IF YOU NEED TRAINING ON HOW TO CLEAN YOUR FILTER, PLEASE CALL US AT (509) 588-3510.  WE ARE HAPPY TO HELP.  IF YOU ARE PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO CLEAN YOUR FILTER, WE WILL CLEAN IT FOR YOU.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL THE WATER LINE WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.  AND, REMEMBER, WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.

City: Benton City   State: WA   Zip: 99320

Mailing Adress: PO BOX 626

Psysical Adress: 47506 N Highland

Billing phone # 509-588-4396

Water Line # 509-588-3510

Fax # 509-588-8170

Emergency # 509-546-0282  (FOR FLOODING EMERGENCYS ONLY)

 

Affected Area: All

Status: NORMAL
 

Problem: None

Outage Repair Date:

 

Water Turn Start Date: We Will Start Filling Lines On 3-23-15
Message;  Assessments must be paid before receiving water.

If your water is shut off for non payment you will be charged a $50.00 turn on fee.

Service Can be ordered by website or by calling 509-588-3510

 

Benton Irrigation District will no longer be accepting water assessment payments at the BID office. All payments will have to be sent directly to the Benton County Treasurer at 5600 W Canal Dr STE A, Kennewick, WA 99336. There is also a drop box for your payment in front of Benton City Hall.

The District strongly encourages water users to contact the billing office if you have not received your assessment bill by the end of January to confirm that your billing information is correct.

For all billing inquiries please call (509) 588-4396 thank you

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