Welcome to the Bitter Root Irrigation District

Snow/Precipitation Updates

Bitterroot River Basin

Montana Snow Survey

We shut down the water on September 11.

BRID's loan repayment to the Bureau of Reclamation is set to increase by about $50,000 in 2020 which would force us to increase your water rates. Letters from you would be helpful a template is available at the office or by email.
Related Info & Services

    Rain Bird Agricultural Irrigation Systems

   Montana State University Ag Notes

    Montana Extension Service

    Information on drought conditions

    Montana Dept. Agriculture

    Ravalli County Weed District

    Measuring and Conserving Irrigation Water

    Montana Water Resources Division

    Natural Resources & Conservation (DNRC)
Montana Cadastral
Wind Speed at Ravalli County Airport
Current and 10 Day Forecast
Weather Related
BRID Resource Links
Como Hydromet
Snotel Data
Twin Lakes Data
number of visitors
Our annual meeting was postponed due to sudden, emergency flooding in the Burnt Fork area on June 13 following a couple of days of heavy rain.. Our crew and a couple of commissioners worked late into the evening to keep the ditch intact and reroute as much water as possible.
Three Mile Lawsuit Update (9/13/17): Current total cost of legal fees paid from water users' tax dollars = $119,960.31.