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.

3/28/2023 Burn Piles
March 28, 2023 - By

3/28/2023 Burn Piles

Attention everyone!!! We are seeing a lot of burn piles in the canals they have not been burned, but Water […]

Irrigation season beginning
February 7, 2023 - By

Irrigation season beginning

Irrigation season starts the first Monday of April. This year Monday April 3rd is when water will start to flow […]

District Manager Position
November 7, 2022 - By

District Manager Position

We have a District Manager position opening. If interested call 970-464-7885 to have a job description emailed.