Bitter Root Irrigation Disrict

BRID services 16,665 acres along a 72 mile stretch from Lake Como to the Eagle Watch area southeast of Florence. The main canal has an initial capacity of 350 cubic feet per second. As of 2020, the District services approximately 1,500 water users.


Pending weather and maintenance start up will be April 25th.

Frequently asked questions

No. Please call Bitter Root Irrigation District office and talk to the Office Manager or the Manager and they can tell you how many I. A. you have for that piece of property.

No. BRID’s water is 24/7 continuous flow. It’s not like a savings account where you save your water and use it at a later date.

No. Again, BRID’s water is on a 24/7 continuous flow.

Anytime you sub-divide or make a boundary adjustment PLEASE come to the office with a plat map and update your information on your property.

To check out all the frequently asked questions and our answers, please visit the FAQ page