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Canal safety tip: When walking near the canal, the sides can be slick, making it difficult to get out. Please stay safe and keep out of the canals!Read more

FAQ: An irrigation ditch runs through my property but I don't use it. Am I responsible for ditch maintenance? Answer: No. However, you do need to allow downstream water users or COID access to maintain the ditch. If COID is called in to maintain your section of canal it will be billed to the landowner.Read more

The District's water delivery ends at the District’s point of delivery (POD), measuring weir or headgate. The water then becomes the responsibility of the water user, or users, on that ditch.Read more

We are excited to introduce Christopher Shotwell as our new Pilot Butte 1 (North Bend to Deschutes Junction) patrolman. Please help us welcome Christoper!Read more

Under Oregon law, all water belongs to the public. Water users must obtain a permit or license from the Oregon Water Resources Department to use water from any source. Landowners with water flowing past, through, or under their property do not automatically have the right to use that water without authorization from the Department.Read more

Connect the dots between the Deschutes River, your dining room table, and farming in Central Oregon. Visit an organic dairy farm and a carrot seed farm with Coalition for the Deschutes for the 3rd Annual "Springs to Sprouts" on August 24. More details on their website.Read more

Please make sure you are optimizing your water usage. By doing this you are not only doing your part to conserve one of nature’s most precious resources, but you can also produce healthier crops, all with less water.Read more

Congratulations Redmond FFA Chapter on a successful Fair!Read more

Support local farmers each Wednesday in Downtown Bend from 3-7 pm at the Bend Farmers Market.Read more

Leslie was all smiles while serving food at the Buckaroo Breakfast!Read more

COID is proud to be volunteering and supporting kids today at the Deschutes County 4-H & FFA Youth Livestock Auction!Read more

Stop by the Deschutes County Youth Livestock Auction on August 3! The Auction provides companies and individuals with opportunities to support local 4-H and FFA members by purchasing their animals at the Deschutes County 4-H and FFA Youth Livestock Auction.Read more

An instream flow water right is: a) A right to divert water b) A right to use water c) A tributary d) A legal right for water to remain in the stream to protect the natural environmentRead more

Did you purchase any new sprinkler heads, nozzles, gaskets, regulators, or drains for your irrigation system this year? Did you upgrade a linear or pivot to a LEPA or LESA irrigation system? If so, you may be eligible for a rebate from the Energy Trust of Oregon. If your utility is Pacific Power and you purchased and installed any of these or the 13 other items we rebate for irrigation within the last 180 days we can send you a rebate check. Learn more on their website.Read more

Throwback to 1983 when COID's watermaster, Cary Penhollow, was on the cover of Central Oregon Rancher! 4H has come along a long way in 36 years as the Deschutes County fair auction now brings a total of $1.2 million to support Deschutes County 4-H and FFA members! https://expo.deschutes.org/Read more

Patrolman Baxter Davies is moving from PB 1 to PB 4 starting this month!Read more

Central Oregon Irrigation office will be closed on Thursday, August 1st from 11:30am-2:00pm to participate in a team-building workshop. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Reminder: To avoid interest, pay the first half of your assessment by April 1 and the second half by July 1. And don't forget you can pay online! https://client.pointandpay.net/webportal/partner.do?method=prepare&webSiteId=44&ppid=1598Read more

1912 saw the completion of the North Canal Dam and connection to the Pilot Butte Canal. This section is located immediately south of The Riverhouse in Bend. The Central Oregon Canal diversion is at the southern city limits of Bend.Read more

Did you know COID currently has $25 million of federal funding to pipe Phase I of the Pilot Butte Canal? The funding is coming from the U.S. Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Efforts are underway to secure additional federal funding. http://coid.org/piping/Read more

COID's hydroelectric turbines not only provide a renewable energy source, but the money saved and generated from this clean energy can be used to offset the district’s irrigation modernization projects. Hydro projects also result in the replacement of open canals with new, pressurized systems, eliminating costly pumps, and saving energy for farmers.Read more

Good times at our team pancake breakfast!Read more

Please welcome Christopher Shotwell to the COID team. Christopher joins us as our new PB 1 Patrolman.

Research shows that farmers who employ drip irrigation use about 20% less water than traditional gravity irrigation. Adjusting the amount of water used at different stages of growth and other measures can also help farmers make the most of limited water supplies—and harvest plentiful crops in the midst of a changing climate.Read more

*1000 homes are powered by 1 MW of hydroelectricity