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).

6,500parcels

9,219acres

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.

Mutual Mesa Lateral closed earlier today for repair
July 27, 2021 - By

Mutual Mesa Lateral closed earlier today for repair

07/27/2021 – OMID had to drop the water level in the Mutal Mesa Lateral earlier this afternoon just west of […]

*UPDATE* Mutual Mesa Lateral Headgate 52 will now be open at 12:00pm
July 23, 2021 - By

*UPDATE* Mutual Mesa Lateral Headgate 52 will now be open at 12:00pm

07/23/2021 – OMID will now be opening MM-52 at 12:00pm 07/22/2021 – OMID has closed headgate MM-52 in hopes to […]

Mutual Mesa Lateral Headgate 52 Closed until Friday 23rd at 8:00am
July 22, 2021 - By

Mutual Mesa Lateral Headgate 52 Closed until Friday 23rd at 8:00am

07/22/2021 – OMID has closed headgate MM-52 in hopes to detect a leak. We will open it back up effective […]