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.
- Find answers to TID’s Piping FAQ’s here.
- The next Regular board meeting will be held December 8, 2020.
- Irrigation Efficiency Saves Money, Saves Energy. Read more about CEC’s Agriculture Programs here.
- Otto Otter teaches kids to be safe around canals and other water sources. Download the Otto Otter Coloring Book here.
On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 there was an election for the position of Director from Division #2 of the Tumalo Irrigation District. A special board meeting was held on November 16, 2020 to canvas the votes and declare the election. The Board certified that there were...read more
Due to the drought the Stock-run will be extremely limited. We have less than half of the water required to run a normal stock-run. As such we will start earlier and perhaps run a bit longer than normal. If you want water you must call the office so that we can assure...read more
Dr. Martin Warbington was re-elected as director of Division #5 on October 6, 2020 by reason of sole nominating petition. His position is for three years beginning in January 2021, and terminating in January 2024. There will be a vote by mail election for Division...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.