Tumalo Irrigation District is a community of people united in their respect for the critical role sustainable agriculture plays in the region; the land and the water resources that nourish that land; and the wildlife that depends on access to healthy, native habitat.
Tumalo Irrigation District is dedicated to improving water flows in the Deschutes River, Tumalo Creek, and Crescent Creek; restoring and protecting native habitat; ensuring reliable water supply for agriculture and recreation; and supplying glacial water to cool the warming Deschutes River.
For nearly 120 years, Tumalo Irrigation District has been the steward of critical water resources in Central Oregon, serving more than 660 families, managing 80 miles of piped and open canals, and irrigating 8,100 acres.
- The next board meeting will be December 10, 2019.
- Water was shut off on Friday, October 4, 2019.
- Otto Otter teaches kids to be safe around canals and other water sources. Download the Otto Otter Coloring Book here.
The results of the 2019 Board of Directors election for Divisions 1 & 3 are as follows: Steve Putnam was re-elected as director of Division #1 on October 8th, 2019 by reason of sole nominating petition. Wally Zimmerman was re-elected as director of Division #3 on...read more
The Board of Director’s position for Divisions 1 and 3 will terminate on January 14, 2020. An election will be held this year to fulfill these vacancies. The term of office will be for three years, beginning January 14, 2020, and terminating January 10, 2023. The...read more
It is with great sadness that I must announce the passing of my boss, friend and mentor Elmer G. McDaniels at 4:08 PM Tuesday. Elmer passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife Barbara and daughter Glenda. Elmer was 95 years of age and was part of what truly is...read more
Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week when water is running.
Calls after hours will be forwarded to the ditch rider on call, who will respond as soon as possible.
Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm
64697 Cook Ave
Bend, OR 97703
Tumalo Irrigation District Office
We are your irrigation district
Tumalo Irrigation District’s mission is to manage water resources to meet present and future needs of its patrons in ways that are economically and environmentally responsible. The District’s priorities are water conservation, improving water delivery efficiencies, preserving and restoring native habitat in the Deschutes River Basin, and protecting native species. In addition, it is part of the Deschutes Basin Board of Control, a larger consortium of irrigation districts and municipalities that collaborate on issues facing Central Oregon and water users.