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 shut off date has been scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2019.
- The next board meeting will be September 10, 2019.
- At the June 11th board meeting, 2019 storage water supplies were discussed. A decision was made to set summer water deliveries at 70% for the remainder of the irrigation season.
- Otto Otter teaches kids to be safe around canals and other water sources. Download the Otto Otter Coloring Book here.
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
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
Sealed proposals for construction of the Tumalo Irrigation District, Group 2 Piping Project (Project) will be received at Tumalo Irrigation District, 64697 Cook Avenue, Bend, Oregon 97703, until, but not after, 2:00 p.m., local time September 19, 2019. Bids will be...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.