Irrigation water delayed for residents in south Kuna By DANIELLE WILEY email@example.com Danielle Wiley Apr 20, 2017 (…) × Tired of seeing surveys on articles? If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! Buy Now The A Canal is filling with irrigation water in anticipation of water deliveries for this grow season. Deliveries will begin April 20. H&N photo by Steven Silton KUNA — Kuna residents living on the south side of the Union Pacific railroad tracks will have their irrigation water delayed due to maintenance projects.According to a city press release, repairs on major supply ditches are being performed, causing the irrigation water turn-on day to be delayed.The city announced the official irrigation turn-on date to be April 20. × Advertisement Boise-Kuna Irrigation company, which works with the city of Kuna to repair and turn on irrigation canals and laterals, found damages that require extensive repair in laterals that provide water to those living south of the rail road, according to the city press release.There is no set time for when the irrigation laterals and canals will be turned on for residents.Residents are encouraged to be patient during the fire up process. Before April 20, the city checked for leaks and made repairs while inspecting the canals and lines.Residents are recommended to switch their sprinkling system timers from peak use times to operate during off-peak times, the press release stated, particularly in the late afternoon. City staff requests that all irrigation users be frugal in their use of water. Water waste is prohibited by Kuna city code and violators are subject to disconnection of service.Anyone with questions should call Kuna City Hall’s utility office at 922-5546. Residents can also call the Water Department’s water lead Robie Ford at 407-0526. More from this section Art commission requests America-themed pieces for display Posted: May 17, 2017 Rep. Raul Labrador joins Idaho governor's race Last updated: May 9, 2017 City looks at raising $60,000 in donations for downtown art Posted: May 3, 2017 Trump signs disaster declaration for 11 Idaho counties Posted: April 21, 2017 City of Kuna, Ada County Highway District plans to revamp Kuna by 2022 Last updated: April 13, 2017 Tags Irrigation Water Kuna Railroad Tracks South Side City Damage Repairs Delay Irrigation Agriculture Company Telephony Resident Press Release Law Repair Turn-on Lateral Danielle Wiley Follow Danielle Wiley Close Get email notifications on Danielle Wiley daily! Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification. Whenever Danielle Wiley posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Save Manage followed notifications Follow Danielle Wiley Close Followed notifications Please log in to use this feature Log In Don't have an account? Sign Up Today Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Kuna Melba News Read the latest edition of the Kuna Melba News in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere.