2024: Current Drought Plan Level = 3


May 30, 2024 – Water Update - Reservoir Status

  • All reservoirs are currently maintaining a steady level.

April 24, 2024 – Water Update

  • The operating stage within the Drought Plan has been set at Stage 3. The water allocation is now 15" with transfers being limited to 6"

April 4, 2024 – Water Update

  • Reservoirs are at or near normal levels for the beginning of April
  • The District started diversions on the afternoon of April 3rd to commence filling reservoirs to full supply level and anticipate meeting target levels by mid-May

See PDF of snow pillow charts as of April 2, 2024, Click HERE

To view river flows on the Alberta River Basin App, Click HERE

(Sites applicable to the EID: Calgary, Elbow, Highwood, Carseland and Bassano.)

Follow link for more information on Alberta Drought conditions Drought – Current conditions | Alberta.ca, Click HERE

Eastern Irrigation District

Board Meetings

  • June 25, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • August 27, 2024

What is Irrigation Water?

Irrigation water is raw water that is suitable for:

  • irrigating crops
  • watering lawns
  • watering trees
  • watering gardens

Irrigation water is not potable water.

Important Information

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2024 Irrigation Water

Irrigation water to farmers will begin to be available April 29th in some locations, with the entire system becoming fully operational by May 6th. Contact your Water Operator for availability in your area.

Water Usage Viewing Web Application

To track your on-farm water usage, please sign up for our IRMA web app.

The IRMA sign-up form can be downloaded by clicking this LINK.

Email the comlpleted application form to: mark.porter@eid.ca

Seasonal Pesticide Program

EID will begin its seasonal pesticide program including the use of Vanquish and Vision Max pesticides on May 15th, 2023.


Please be advised that May 1 of every year is the deadline to remove ice fishing shelters from Eastern Irrigation District owned land.

Also a reminder that as per the current fishing regulations you are required to identify your ice fishing shack with your WiN number OR Name and Phone number.

If you have questions please contact Eastern Irrigation District at 403-362-1400. Thank you for your co-operation!

Contact Us

Eastern Irrigation District.
550 Industrial Road West
Box 128
Brooks, Alberta, Canada, T1R 1B2
Phone: 403-362-1400 | Email: eid(at)eid.ca

Partners in Habitat Development

To apply for a Partners in Habitat Development Project, click the following link to view the application form/brochure:

Brochure/Application Form