Orchard Mesa Irrigation District

Orchard Mesa Irrigation District is supplied with water from the Colorado River as part of the Grand Valley Project in the western Colorado portion of the Colorado River Basin. The district has made possible a diverse agricultural economy, where favorable conditions allow growers to produce orchards, vineyards, vegetables, alfalfa and small grains on 9,219 acres (including “Vinelands” area of 591).



Agricultural Users

Agricultural watering practices account for approximately 80% of all water use annually in Colorado.

Residential Users

Keep your lawn looking green and maintain your lateral while in the growing season.

May 28, 2024 - By

5/28/24 Free Fill Dirt

Free fill dirt at 2962 A 1/2 Rd. in front of the reservoir. Load yourself.

May 22, 2024 - By

5/22/24 Vinelands Pump

5/22/24 Vinelands Pump shut down for emergency repair. Expected to be completed noon on 5/23/24.

May 21, 2024 - By

5/21/24 MM-001

5/21/24 Mutual Mesa ditch headgate/valve 1, turned down due to flooding at 240 28 ½ Rd.  The lateral needs to […]