We know COVID-19 is creating financial hardship for some of our customers, and we’re committed to making sure they have electricity during this uncertain time. To help, IID will not disconnect electricity to any customers for non-payment, until further notice. Customers who are behind on payment will still owe IID for services provided, however they will not be disconnected during this state of emergency. Please visit our COVID-19 page for more information.

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Cutout Schedule

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The IID Water Department is continually conducting maintenance—both preventative and reactive—of its waterways. With procedures like disking, chaining, cleaning, concrete lining repair, vegetation management, and bank, gate, pipe and road maintenance, the Maintenance Unit keeps the Colorado River water flowing. The Construction Unit is responsible for new canal lining projects, adding pipelines, and all other major repair and additions to IID’s water system included in the annual capital improvement program (CIP). While some procedures can be done while a canal or drain has water in it, much of the work is completed during planned ‘Cut-Out’ periods. For a list of planned canal cutouts, see the schedules posted below.

For more information, contact your local Water Division Office, or the IID Water Construction Unit at: (760) 339-9286.

Current monthly schedule
March 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/30/2020


Upcoming schedule
April 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 3/4/2020
May 2020 Canal Outages [PDF]
June 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/23/2020
July 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/23/2020
August 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/23/2020
September 2020 Canal Outages [PDF]
October - No Canal Outages [PDF]
November 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/30/2020
December 2020 Canal Outages [PDF] Updated 1/30/2020


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