ABOUT

ABOUT THE DISTRICT

Franklin County Irrigation District #1 (FCID) provides for the delivery, repair and maintenance of infrastructure (pipes, valves, canal, pumps, etc.) of irrigation water to area residents. The main portion of our service area lies south of the I-182 corridor and north of the Columbia River, east to N. 20th Avenue and west to Shoreline Court.

We also provide irrigation water to an approximate 1,000 acre farm unit outside of the described area. FCID, in its present form, was founded by a group of local residents after the existing irrigation company closed due to financial issues. As the area has grown in population, the farms have disappeared and we have become more of a residential area, currently serving 5,000 users.

FCID currently employs a total of five employees year round. This includes the Office Manager, Operations Manager, and three field employees. FCID is governed by a five person Board of Directors with varied background elected by the people of the District. FCID has an unrelenting commitment to the excellence and fair treatment of its employees and its water-users.

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OUR MISSION

It's the Franklin County Irrigation District's goal to do the following:

To adhere to the highest standards of honesty and ethical behavior toward water-users, employees and the general community.

To identify and understand the unique needs of each water-user and go beyond the expected in meeting those needs.

To provide each employee with the training and support needed to grow professionally and personally.

DISTRICT HISTORY

Early agriculture in Franklin County was dry land farming and sheep herding with a few irrigated tracts lying adjacent to the rivers, using pumps or water wheels.