Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Bend Bulletin Editorial Board, Published Sept. 9, 2019 Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their land fallow because of lack of water, as The Bulletin reported on Sa…

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DESCHUTES BASIN HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN UPDATE

The eight irrigation districts that serve Central Oregon and the City of Prineville have committed over a decade to working with local municipalities, state and federal agencies, the Confederated Trib…

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Swalley Modernization Project Authorized to Move Forward

Piping project will keep more water in-stream for fish and sustain local agriculture  (April 4, 2019) – Plans to continue modernizing aging irrigation infrastructure in the Swalley Irrigati…

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Arnold Irrigation canal-piping project public meeting set

KTVZ.COM April 2 BEND, Ore. – The Arnold Irrigation District and project partners are holding a public meeting later this month to gather public input on a canal piping project to modernize…

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Another irrigation district piping project coming to Bend

Bend Bulletin Published April 5, 2019 Central Oregon residents will have a chance to weigh in later this month on a massive project to pipe canals to the south of Bend. The Bend-based Arnold Irrigatio…

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Guest column: Finding common ground for farmers, food and fish

Bend Bulletin Guest Column                                                 …

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Oregon’s water infrastructure hasn’t been upgraded for 100 years. Some think it’s time to fix that.

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Guest column: City, county, irrigation districts committed to long-term Crooked River health

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El Niño could bring warm, dry winter to Central Oregon

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Federal money flows into Deschutes Basin piping projects

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A River Runs Through Here

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Tumalo Irrigation canal piping gets federal go-ahead

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Canal piping pays off for all

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It’s Irrigation Time! Where does the water go, and how do we conserve it?

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It’s Irrigation Time! Where does the water go, and how do we conserve it?

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Local collaboration faces off against outsider litigation in the long, slow process to help a threatened species

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Don't forget your Valentine. Here are some great ideas for the farmer that you love

Don’t forget your Valentine. Here are some great ideas for the farmer that you love…

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How farmers showed their love on Valentine's Day | AGDAILY

Don’t forget your Valentine. Here are some great ideas for the farmer that you love Although maybe not the traditional flowers, farmers showed their love in specials ways for Valentine’s D…

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We would like to take a moment to thank Kelley Hamby for 9 years of hard work and dedication to COID. Thank You Kelley!

We would like to take a moment to thank Kelley Hamby for 9 years of hard work and dedication to COID. Thank You Kelley!…

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We would like to take a moment to thank Kelley Hamby for 9 years of hard work and dedication to COID. Thank You Kelley!

We would like to take a moment to thank Kelley Hamby for 9 years of hard work and dedication to COID. Thank You Kelley! …

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Central Oregon Irrigation District shared a link.

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Public invited to comment on canal piping project

A plan by the Central Oregon Irrigation District to pipe a section of its Pilot Butte Canal from Redmond to Smith Rock is undergoing a public comment period. …

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Watch for your 2020 Yearly Assessment. They have been mailed out and are due April 1st, 2020

Watch for your 2020 Yearly Assessment. They have been mailed out and are due April 1st, 2020…

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Watch for your 2020 Yearly Assessment. They have been mailed out and are due April 1st, 2020

Watch for your 2020 Yearly Assessment. They have been mailed out and are due April 1st, 2020 …

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Central Oregon Irrigation District shared a link.

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Swalley Irrigation plans to finish piping canals in 7 years - KTVZ

Swalley Irrigation District said Monday it has an ambitious plan to complete piping all of its canals and modernize its system in the next seven years, to the benefit of fish habitat and water users a…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District shared a post.

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" 1912-2006: Generating Power In 1912, the first electric power was generated at the plant when a 75kW generator was ins...

” 1912-2006: Generating Power In 1912, the first electric power was generated at the plant when a 75kW generator was installed to supply water to Redmond and Prineville. By 1913, Cline Falls Pow…

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Winter Stock Run Update: The Pilot Butte Canal stock run is now in progress. Projected to run through the 23rd.

Winter Stock Run Update: The Pilot Butte Canal stock run is now in progress. Projected to run through the 23rd.…

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Unable to irrigate? Tired of irrigating the “problem” areas? Well look no further! The Instream Lease program is here to...

Unable to irrigate? Tired of irrigating the “problem” areas? Well look no further! The Instream Lease program is here to help! Preserve your water rights by leasing them to the Deschutes R…

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We would like to introduce Dan Ellingson as the new Board Member for Division # 3. His division consists of the east sid...

We would like to introduce Dan Ellingson as the new Board Member for Division # 3. His division consists of the east side of Bend and into Alfalfa. Dan is currently farming the land that his grandfath…

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Erin Bathke has joined COID as the Accounting Assistant. She handles our accounts payable and receivable. In her free ti...

Erin Bathke has joined COID as the Accounting Assistant. She handles our accounts payable and receivable. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, shopping and kayaking.…

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*ALERT: Due to the projected weather forcast for the week of January 13th we are postponing the January stock-water run ...

*ALERT: Due to the projected weather forcast for the week of January 13th we are postponing the January stock-water run on the Pilot Butte Canal until January 20-23, 2020…

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Winter Safety Reminder: With cold weather and freezing temperatures, please be aware of your water. Water that overflows...

Winter Safety Reminder: With cold weather and freezing temperatures, please be aware of your water. Water that overflows onto city streets and highways can freeze and pose a great danger to drivers.…

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*ALERT: Due to the projected weather forecast for the week of January 13th we are postponing the January stock-water run...

*ALERT: Due to the projected weather forecast for the week of January 13th we are postponing the January stock-water run on the Pilot Butte Canal until January 20 – 23, 2020.…

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COID is planning a series of rate increases over a 3-year period between 2021 and 2022. The increases will help pay for ...

COID is planning a series of rate increases over a 3-year period between 2021 and 2022. The increases will help pay for operation and maintenance costs and to cover the administrative costs of servici…

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