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.

April 16, 2024 - By

4/16/2024 1-147

4/16/24 canal 1 headgate 147. Locked by landowner with note regarding a repair. Should be opened tonight.  3:19pm Headgate back […]

April 10, 2024 - By

4/8/2024 no water mm-96 down stream

4/8/24 Mutual Mesa headgate 96 down stream, no water until repair made. Should be completed 4/12/24.

April 10, 2024 - By

4/10/2024 lateral repair

4/10/2024 If a repair is needed turn off headgate, put a note of where the repair is taking place, expected […]