Irrigation Water

Price of the Irrigation Assessment – Doesn’t Equal Value 

The monetary price for irrigation water is not representative of the value and the need for water in our society.  Several communities throughout the United States and around the world are running out of water.  While many of us take water for granted: we turn on the spigot and water flows, many people have limited access to water.  The yearly assessment for irrigation is not based on consumption of water. It is based primarily on your property size.  The irrigation assessment pays for the operation and maintenance costs of the irrigation delivery system.  The Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District has worked very hard to provide inexpensive irrigation water to our patrons.


Water Source and Supply

The irrigation water comes from Craig Mountain.  Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District collects the water at Lake Waha, Soldiers Meadow Reservoir, and Mann Lake.  This untreated, unfiltered water is collected, transferred through open canals, and distributed to properties throughout the district.

High Five for low water use.

Patrons of the Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District are using significantly less water and they are still maintaining their yards and gardens.

Low-water using customers, thank you for using only what you need.


Turn On and Off Irrigation Service

The Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District is responsible for the mains in the street to your water service.  If you have the need to have your irrigation water service turned on or off please contact the office at 208-746-8235.  Employees of the Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District will turn on or off your irrigation water service at no charge.


Annexing Lands into the District

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Lower Clearwater Exchange Project

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