The Bow River Irrigation District (BRID) headquarters are located at 704 - 7 Ave. N., Vauxhall, Alberta (approximately 2½ hrs. south east of Calgary, Alberta).
The BRID is administered by an elected Board of Directors and their staff.
8:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
The Main Canal Headgates at Little Bow Reservoir were opened at approximately
11:00am Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Canal flushing and pipeline charging has begun.
To order water delivery, please contact your ditchrider. A map of the district and ditchrider areas can be found in the column to the left.
The Bow River Irrigation District weed control program details can be found at::
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.
There was a Public Meeting and Plebiscite concerning Water License Transfer on July 6, 2016.
Please see Plebiscite Results.
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
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.