It is OID’s mission to effectively and efficiently serve the current and future irrigation needs of our patrons by economically operating and maintaining the districts resources with honesty and integrity.


Ochoco Irrigation District supplies water to 20,062 acres or irrigated land in the Prineville area. Water is stored in the Ochoco and Prineville Reservoirs.


Ditch Riders patrol the distribution system and help manage water delivery to users. They are on call 24/7, during the irrigation season.


The Ochoco Irrigation District has a variety of resources from our Handbook, to Charts, to Resource Links and our Leasing Program.

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OID would like to welcome our newest staff member. Hannah Worlein has been hired to serve as the Bookkeeper for the district. Hannah replaces Julie Vaughan who retired after more than 10 years of serving OID.

Hannah is a Crook County High School graduate with an Honors Diploma. She is also a graduate of OSU – Cascades with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. Hannah has spent the past three years as an Accounting Assistant at J Bar J Youth Services.

She is active in the local FFA and 4-H programs mentoring youth in the sheep industry. We are excited to have Hannah’s knowledge and experience joining our team. Please stop by and welcome Hannah.

Job Positions


Ochoco Irrigation District is actively recruiting for the position of Ditch Rider 1. Under general supervision, positions in the Ditch Rider 1 classification regulate the flow and distribution of irrigation water to growers, canals, and ditches downstream; respond to complaints/inquiries from growers; inspect canals and ditches for leaks or spills; and repair or assist with the repair of leaks. This is a full-time year-round position. READ MORE →