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.

October 23, 2023 - By

10/23/2023 Canal 2 headgate 90 locked

10/23/2023 Canal 2 headgate 90 is closed due to flooding. Repair needs to be made.

October 23, 2023 - By

10/23/23 Vinelands Pump shut off

10/23/23 Vinelands Pump shut off due to repair by OMID.  Likely all day repair. Will keep update as information becomes […]

October 5, 2023 - By

10/5/2023 Water out update

Water out Friday October 27th….. However…… There is a section closing early. Canal 1 headgate 145 downstream water will be […]