GDPUD delivers untreated water from over 70 miles of open ditches, canals, conduits, and flumes. This water is not “potable” or of a quality suitable for human consumption.
With 18 service routes, there is roughly 632 miner’s inch total capacity. In a normal year, the Irrigation season runs from May 1 to September 30. The season is adjusted according to water resources available which staff monitors monthly (bills are adjusted accordingly).
2022 Seasonal Irrigation Rate Schedule
- ½ Miner's inch = $84.80 per month (pipelines only)
- 1 0r more Miner's inches = $169.60 per Miner's inch per month
1 Miner's Inch (m.i.) is equivalent to:
- = 11.22 gallons per minute
- = 673 gal. per hour
- = 16,157 gal. per day
- = 494,000 gal. per month
- = 2,500,000 gallons per 5 month season
Irrigation is an advanced bi-monthly billing structure, Allotments are required to be used continuously.
For more information contact: Adam Brown, Operations Manager, abrown@gd-pud,org or call (530) 333-4356