SUNNYSIDE — Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District announced it is shutting off water in laterals 51.18 and 51.87, serving the Prosser-Grandview area to begin maintenance and improvements on the water ways.

According to the SVID officials, the early shut-down will allow for work to commence on this year’s piping projects projected at costing $2.25 million.

“It is part of the agency’s enclosed lateral improvement project, SVID Assistant Manager of Operations explained.

SVID will be shutting down the Sunnyside Main Canal Oct. 18-20.

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