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.
- Celebration of Life for Blake D. Payne, details here.
Our second stock run of the season, scheduled for January 9th-13th, has been post-poned due to weather conditions. We will attempt to run water as soon as the snow in the canals has melted. Please check back for updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.
To learn about the settlement agreement in relation to the Oregon Spotted Frog litigation, read here.
That is the title of City Club of Central Oregon’s December forum, Thursday, December 15, 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center, 2850 NW Rippling River Court • Bend, OR 97701. Fee is $25 members / $40 non-members. Plated lunch is...read more
We would like to share an opinion piece from one of Tumalo Irrigation District’s customers: By Dennis Flannery | Published Nov 22, 2016 at 12:02AM in The Bulletin: Have you or anyone you know ever seen a spotted frog? Is your life, liberty or pursuit of...read more
To learn more about the settlement agreement in relation to the Oregon Spotted Frog Litigation, please read the press releases below: DBBC Oregon Spotted Frog Update TID Press Release.pdf 10-28-16 Press Release.pdf 10-28-16 Fact Sheet.pdf NEWS ARTICLES &...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.