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IID customer service centers will be closed on December 25, December 29 and January 1.
12/22/2017 10:35 AM
IID employees provided numerous articles of winter clothing on Thursday, December 21, to abused or neglected children in foster care throughout Imperial County who are represented by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Imperial County.
IID employees, on Saturday, December 9, participated in the annual Shop with a Cop holiday shopping event in El Centro.
12/12/2017 3:47 PM
On Tuesday, the IID Board was presented with a report that rebuts the November 26 news article published by the Desert Sun that claims the district “left millions on the table” when it agreed to sell 1,400 acres of farmland in 2011.
12/05/2017 4:59 PM
Traffic restrictions will be in place on the Northbound and Southbound lanes of State Highway 186 at the Pilot Knob Bridge Wednesday, beginning at 10 p.m. extending through 6 a.m.* the following morning.
11/27/2017 3:27 PM
Reports by outside counsel Mike Aguirre in response to allegations that centered on the IID board's approval of the battery energy storage project in April 2015 and related issues.
11/16/2017 10:06 AM
In what is expected to be a utility first, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved the summary of terms for a proposal today that will enable the district to offer solar energy to all of its low-income customers under a revised community solar program.
11/14/2017 2:34 PM
The State Water Resources Control Board has adopted a revised order which sets annual commitments and a framework for Salton Sea restoration and mitigation efforts.
Report by outside counsel Mike Aguirre in response to allegations that centered on the IID board's approval of the battery energy storage project in April 2015 and related issues.
10/24/2017 3:25 PM
IID has been informed that some customers have been contacted by a suspicious caller who claims to represent the “Imperial Irrigation District,” but is not associated with IID.
09/29/2017 2:52 PM
The Imperial Irrigation District and Director Juanita Salas invite all residents to attend one of three upcoming town hall meetings set for Oct. 3, 4 and 5 in El Centro, Brawley and Westmorland.
During the September 12 regularly scheduled meeting, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a series of agreements to Minute No. 323, a potential amendment to the 1944 treaty with Mexico, which would be key to continuing cooperative efforts on both sides of the border in support of the Colorado River system through 2026.
The IID Board directed staff to proceed with negotiations to rescind a power purchase agreement it recently approved with Regenerate Power and its development subsidiary, Titan Solar 1.
09/12/2017 2:00 PM
IID appeared before the State Water Resources Control Board during a public workshop seeking input on the Salton Sea Management Program and a Draft Stipulated Order.
IID looking to battery storage natural gas peaker plants to fill gaps in solar power generation during upcoming eclipse.
08/18/2017 3:12 PM
IID crews have been working around the clock to restore power to the Seeley area after a Thursday afternoon summer storm knocked down more than 30 power poles that serve a major Imperial Valley transmission line.
08/04/2017 12:09 PM
In what is expected to be a utility first, the IID Board of Directors approved a power purchase agreement today that will enable the district to offer solar energy to all of its low-income customers under a new community solar program.
IID water safety mascot Dippy Duck and the IID Board of Directors presented $16,000 in summer activity grants to Imperial Valley communities and school districts as part of the district’s water safety campaign during the board’s June 27 meeting.
Imperial Irrigation District set a new record for peak electricity demand on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The one-hour peak reached 1,076 megawatts between 4-5 p.m., eclipsing the previous record of 1060 megawatts, which last occurred in June 2016.
06/21/2017 2:28 PM
Imperial Irrigation District has kicked off its annual summer energy conservation campaign with the theme: “You have the POWER to save!”