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Welcome to Deschutes Valley Water District

in Madras, Oregon!

Opal Springs, Well # 1, Well # 2, and Well # 3 supply the domestic water for Deschutes Valley Water District (approximately 4000 services). The artesian spring is located 5 miles southwest of Culver at the bottom of the 850 foot deep Crooked River Canyon, less than 150 feet from the river. The artesian wells are located at the east side of the canyon about 300-600 feet south of Opal Springs. Currently, there is no filtration or treatment of Opal Springs or the wells of any kind (nor is any needed).



 A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Deschutes Valley Water District, Jefferson County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016, will be held at Deschutes Valley Water District 881 SW Culver Hwy., Madras, OR.  The meeting will take place on April 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.  

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.  

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 11, 2014 at Deschutes Valley Water District 881 SW Culver Hwy., Madras, OR, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


881 SW Culver Highway

Madras, Oregon   97741

(541) 475-3849

(541) 475-6013  Fax

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This Page Last Modified on Friday April 11, 2014