The Coronavirus can stop life as we know it but it can't stop the flow of life-giving water.

A press release from Yakima City Hall announces the start of irrigation season on April first. "Wednesday, April 1st, will mark the start of the 2020 irrigation season for the vast majority of the residential and business customers served by the City of Yakima’s irrigation system....All City of Yakima irrigation systems should be fully operational by April 7th. " 

Irrigation System Officials say now is the time for the city's 11,000 customers to begin preparing for the start of the season such as making repairs to the pipes and turning off all of their faucets to avoid any unnecessary flooding.

Visit https://www.yakimawa.gov/services/water-irrigation/ for more information. For billing questions about the City of Yakima’s drinking water/irrigation services call 575-6080. Other inquiries for the City’s Water/Irrigation Division can be directed to 575-6154.