Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan Complete

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the completion of the Deschutes River Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). The HCP is a collaborative strategy to share water resou…

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Districts make last-ditch effort to conserve water for Deschutes River

By MICHAEL KOHN The Bulletin Dec 12, 2020 Habitat Conservation Plan could require district to release 300 cfs of water into the Deschutes by 2028 As farmers across Central Oregon face a third straight…

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Feds sign off on Ochoco Irrigation’s nearly 17-mile canal piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published December 15, 2020 Goal is to boost streamflows in the Crooked River, McKay Creek PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service ann…

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Tug of water: Plan restores flows to Upper Deschutes but may fall short for threatened species

OPB By Bradley W. Parks (OPB) Bend, Ore. Dec. 2, 2020 Frogs and fish in the Upper Deschutes River will get more water in the winter, but it may not be enough to protect them. The U.S. Fish and Wildlif…

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Feds OK Central Oregon Irrigation District $30 million canal-piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published July 9, 2020 Water savings will pass to North Unit Irrigation District REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Plans to modernize a portion of Central Oregon Irrigation Distri…

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New ‘Raise the Deschutes’ campaign aims to raise awareness of river’s issues

A coalition of Central Oregon conservation-focused partners announced Monday they are launching a regional public awareness campaign to increase knowledge about the opportunities to improve the health…

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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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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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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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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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 Irrigation …

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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 Irrigation …

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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 ag…

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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 ag…

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Made in Oregon, stays in Oregon! Check out this 102" coated steel pipe Northwest Steel & Pipe Inc is manufacturing for COID's Pilot Butte Canal modernization project. At a time when Central Oregon 

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As we move into wildfire season being Aware and Prepared is key. Take a look below for a new webinar series that focuses on how ...

As we move into wildfire season being Aware and Prepared is key. Take a look below for a new webinar series that focuses on how you and our community can be the most prepared for fire. https://extensi…

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2021 Balloons Over Bend returns July 23rd-25th. This will be a weekend to remember with balloon launches each day at dawn. http...

2021 Balloons Over Bend returns July 23rd-25th. This will be a weekend to remember with balloon launches each day at dawn. https://balloonsoverbend.com/…

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Looking for ways to conserve water this season? You can obtain up to a 26% water savings by replacing leaking gaskets and worn n...

Looking for ways to conserve water this season? You can obtain up to a 26% water savings by replacing leaking gaskets and worn nozzles. Take a look at the programs below to learn how you can be a more…

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Fun Fact Friday: Oregon farmers, ranchers, and fishers produce more than 225 crops and live stock, making Oregon one of the most...

Fun Fact Friday: Oregon farmers, ranchers, and fishers produce more than 225 crops and live stock, making Oregon one of the most diverse agricultural states in the nation. Only California has a higher…

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On this National Pet Fire Safety Day make sure your furry friends are protected and prepared in case of a fire. https://www.akc...

On this National Pet Fire Safety Day make sure your furry friends are protected and prepared in case of a fire. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/tips-help-dog-fire/(Feed generated with Fe…

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Cow Appreciation Day! Did you know that in one day's production for a high-producing dairy cow yields 4.8 pounds of butter or 8....

Cow Appreciation Day! Did you know that in one day's production for a high-producing dairy cow yields 4.8 pounds of butter or 8.7 gallons if ice cream or 10.5 pounds of cheese. Have you kissed your c…

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Don't forget about the Crooked River Round-Up horse races July 14th-17th. Hope to see you there. https://www.crookedriverroundu...

Don't forget about the Crooked River Round-Up horse races July 14th-17th. Hope to see you there. https://www.crookedriverroundup.com/races/…

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As the temperatures rise, please remember canals are not a safe place to cool off. Here is a great video for your kids on canal ...

As the temperatures rise, please remember canals are not a safe place to cool off. Here is a great video for your kids on canal safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TczsLbqnErg(Feed generated with…

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Fire-wise Landscaping | Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

Want to learn more about about creating a fire-wise landscape? Take your gardening knowledge to the next level and register for the upcoming class on 7/13. As the Western United States population cont…

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Bend Summer Festival is returning July 10th & 11th. Come and support our local businesses. https://bendsummerfestival.com/

Bend Summer Festival is returning July 10th & 11th. Come and support our local businesses. https://bendsummerfestival.com/…

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Our Farmers Markets are in full swing. Eat Fresh and Local! https://hdffa.org/its-farmers-market-season/

Our Farmers Markets are in full swing. Eat Fresh and Local! https://hdffa.org/its-farmers-market-season/…

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Hope you have a happy and safe 4th of July. In observance our office will be closed 7/5.

Hope you have a happy and safe 4th of July. In observance our office will be closed 7/5.…

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We want to hear what’s most important to you as we plan for a reliable water future for our growing community. Visit the online ...

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The river flows in the Deschutes continue to drop forcing COID to reduce patron deliveries to 65-70%. Have a safe and happy 4th ...

The river flows in the Deschutes continue to drop forcing COID to reduce patron deliveries to 65-70%. Have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend.…

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Hope this gives you a laugh on International Joke Day.

Hope this gives you a laugh on International Joke Day.…

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Fire update. Stay safe.

Fire update. Stay safe. FIRE ALERT: A LEVEL 3 (GO NOW AND DO NOT RETURN UNTIL CLEAR) Evacuation has been expanded North to Hemlock Ave. An evacuation shelter site has been set up at the Deschutes Coun…

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From: CO Fire Info: Firefighters are currently responding with Redmond Fire and Rescue to incident #419, east of Redmond near 9t...

From: CO Fire Info: Firefighters are currently responding with Redmond Fire and Rescue to incident #419, east of Redmond near 9th and Evergreen. The fire is estimated at 20 acres. Multiple resources i…

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The City of Bend has declared a local state of emergency in response to the ongoing extremely high temperatures forecasted and t...

The City of Bend has declared a local state of emergency in response to the ongoing extremely high temperatures forecasted and the high risk for fire during this summer’s drought conditions. The …

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Friendly Reminder: To avoid interest, be sure to pay the balance of your 2021 irrigation assessment by July 1st. You can make th...

Friendly Reminder: To avoid interest, be sure to pay the balance of your 2021 irrigation assessment by July 1st. You can make these payments online or by dropping them off at the COID office. Thank yo…

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