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.

Canal Trespassing
May 10, 2023 - By

Canal Trespassing

Orchard Mesa Irrigation District (OMID) is tasked with maintaining and conserving our easements. Irrigation canals and ditches and associated banks, […]

4/18/23 Canal 2 head gate 135
April 19, 2023 - By

4/18/23 Canal 2 head gate 135

4/18/23 Canal 2 head gate 135 locked due to leak OMID to repair.  This affects 6 parcels.  4/19/23 Hg still […]

4/18/23 headgate 1-150
April 18, 2023 - By

4/18/23 headgate 1-150

4/18/23 headgate 1-150 locked for repair on Uranium Dr.