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May 20, 2022 – The Board of Directors has increased the Deschutes water allotment to .50 and the Crooked River allotment to .25.

About Us

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The North Unit Irrigation District is located in the Deschutes River Basin and supplies irrigation water to nearly 59,000 acres of farmland in Jefferson County. North Unit Irrigation District is a quasi-municipality under contract with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. In addition, the District is a part of the Deschutes Basin Board of Control, a consortium of eight irrigation districts and municipalities that collaborate on issues facing Central Oregon and water users.

Our Mission Statement

Our primary focus

To work together with the community and its partners to protect, enhance and deliver water to its customers in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

65 Miles

Of main canal

235 Miles

Of laterals

58,842 Acres

Of productive, legacy agriculture


Of the nation’s and 40% of the world’s hybrid carrot seed grown within District


Of the productive agricultural acreage dependent on the Upper Deschutes River is within North Unit Irrigation District


Of our irrigated water comes from storage in Wickiup Reservoir, not natural stream flow

200,000 Acre Foot

Of storage in Wickiup when filled to capacity

972 Water Users

Served each year within Jefferson County

Latest News

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Board Meeting


Board of Director’s Special Meetings 5/2/23

  Special Board Meeting May 2, 2023 @ 8:00 AM Special…

Kotek Declares Drought Emergency


Possible Board Quorum

There will be a possible Board Quorum at the Jefferson County…

NUID Infrastructure Modernization Project (PL566)

The project will install 27.5 miles of gravity-pressurized, buried…

November 2022 Town Hall Update/PowerPoint

Please click the link below to view the letter  from General Manager…

Thank you to Marisa Hossick for the many photos featured within our webpage.

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