8:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
Christmas/New Year Holiday Schedule
Please note: Office will be closed on days marked in green.
Notice of Plebiscite
TAKE NOTICE that a plebiscite will be held for the purpose of seeking approval of the irrigators to change the expansion limit of the Bow River Irrigation District from the existing limit of 260,000 acres to 295,000 acres. Additional information regarding the proposed change is available to the public at the offices of the district.
The plebiscite will take place on the 4th day of December, 2018, between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M.
Voting stations will be located at:
Milo Library at Milo, Alberta, and;
Enchant Community Hall Meeting Room at Enchant, Alberta, and;
Lomond Sunshine Drop-in Centre at Lomond, Alberta, and;
Hays Community Centre at Hays, Alberta, and;
Bow River Irrigation District Office at Vauxhall, Alberta.
Notice of Land Lease Auction
A Land Lease Auction will take place on December 6, 2018 at the BRID Office.
Please see the .pdf file for details. Land Lease Auction
Please refer to the following links for details on:
Aquatic Invasive Species (including Quagga and Zebra Mussels) pose a very real threat to Alberta's waterways and irrigation canals, pipelines and reservoirs!
To learn what you can do to prevent these invasive species, click on the photos.
Growing Forward 2
Under the joint federal and provincial "Irrigation Efficiency" program irrigators that upgrade their irrigation systems may be eligible for up to $5000 in grant money. For details, click: Irrigation Efficiency Grant
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has prepared a Fact Sheet concerning Water Quality of Surface Drainage.
Please see the .pdf file Surface Drainage Factsheet for further information.
The Bow River Water Management Videos
The Bow River Irrigation District is pleased to announce the availability of professional videos concerning the use and management of water resourpces on the Bow River. This ten episode set of videos illustrates the vitality and importance of the Bow River to life in Southern Alberta.
Click this link to go to the online streaming video page.
The Alberta Irrigation Projects Association has created a new website. Check it out by clicking the logo.