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IID is celebrating Public Power Week, Oct. 7-13, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans.
10/04/2018 8:00 AM
The IID Board of Directors has approved the development of a new green energy rate program that will allow customers to designate how much renewable energy they wish to be served.
IID set a new record for peak electricity demand in 2018 on Monday, July 23 and expects usage to be even higher on Tuesday.
07/24/2018 10:38 AM
Imperial Irrigation District has filed civil litigation in Riverside County Superior Court against the Riverside County Board of Supervisors for knowingly adopting an unprecedented ordinance that conflicts with state law.
07/16/2018 6:18 PM
IID water safety mascot Dippy Duck and the IID Board of Directors presented $12,000 in summer activity grants to six Imperial Valley communities as part of the district’s water safety campaign during the board’s June 26 meeting.
IID wishes to alert customers that fraudulent scams are being reported by utility consumers in the district’s service area.
05/29/2018 3:20 PM
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda W. Burman will address the IID Board of Directors and the public during IID’s regularly scheduled board of directors meeting Tuesday.
05/21/2018 11:49 AM
With desert temperatures on the rise 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 declared May to be Water Safety Month.
More senior citizens can take advantage of IID’s energy assistance programs after the IID Board of Directors unanimously approved lowering the qualifying age from 65 to 62, Tuesday.
04/24/2018 3:18 PM
Imperial Irrigation District employees have a long tradition of supporting the community by giving to the local United Way.
03/20/2018 11:12 AM
IID and the CAISO announced this week the two parties have reached a settlement that ends existing litigation between them.
03/09/2018 9:39 PM
IID, Imperial County, San Diego County Water Authority and the California Natural Resources Agency recently held public Salton Sea meetings.
02/21/2018 11:43 AM
On Tuesday, January 30, the Imperial Irrigation District will conduct a workshop to update the IID Board of Directors and the public on the Law of the River.
01/25/2018 11:18 AM
The IID Board of Directors approved a 23-year power purchase agreement today with Citizens Energy Corporation for 30 megawatts of solar energy, which will be used to serve approximately 15,000 low-income electric customers under the district’s eGreen program.
IID celebrated the completion of its new Fleet Services shop today at its headquarters in Imperial.
12/27/2017 12:22 PM
Please note, the release emailed earlier should have referenced 365-days-a-year not 352.
12/27/2017 12:22 PM
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