News Releases


Current IID News

Following are recent news items from IID. For additional news items through 2010, click on the archive link below. For all others, please contact IID's records management section.  

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    IID leading the way on community solar

    In what is expected to be a utility first, the IID Board of Directors approved a proposal today that will enable the district to offer solar energy to all of its low-income customers under a new community solar program.


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    IID demonstrates battery’s emergency black start capability 

    Believed to be a first for the energy industry, Imperial Irrigation District has successfully demonstrated the emergency black start capability of its state-of-the-art battery energy storage system.


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    District declares May to be Water Safety Month

    With desert temperatures rising and the need to remind the public that the safest way to avoid drowning in canals and drains is to stay away from them, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors has declared the month of May to be Water Safety Month.


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    IID Battery Storage Ranked No. 1

    The IID has been named as one of a select group of utilities that connected the most solar or the most storage to the grid in 2016, earning it a spot on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).


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    IID reminds water customers that untreated canal water is not for human consumption

    IID wishes to remind its small acreage pipe account customers who have canal water service to their homes, that untreated canal water should not be used for drinking, cooking or for oral hygiene purposes.


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    IID, Imperial County file Salton Sea motion with State Water Board

    With less than 10 months remaining of mitigation water to the Salton Sea, the Imperial Irrigation District and Imperial County filed a motion with the State Water Resources Control Board requesting that an evidentiary hearing on the district’s 2014 Salton Sea petition be held by July 17, 2017.


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    IID’s new customer care web portal now live

    IID went live today with a new web portal for energy customers – IID Customer Connect.

    03/01/2017 2:05 PM