FAQ’s

Where can I learn more about Oregon Water Rights?

Oregon Water Resources Department

Address:231 Scalehouse Loop, STE 103
Telephone: 541-306-3487
Contact: Jeremy Giffin-Water Master

Lakeview Water Master
Contact:Brian Mayer 541-947-6038

How can I reach the Irrigation Districts?

North Unit Irrigation District
Telephone: 541-475-3625

Ochocco Irrigation District
Telephone: 541-447

Tumalo Irrigation District
Address: 64697 Cook Avenue Bend, OR 97701
Telephone: 541-382-3053

Swalley Irrigation District
Address: 64672 Cook Avenue, Suite 1
Bend, Oregon 97701
Telehone: 541-388-0658

Central Oregon Irrigation District
Telephone: 541-548-6047
Website: www.coid.org

Three Sisters Irrigation District
Telephone: 541-549-8815
Website: www.tsidweb.org

Lone Pine Irrigation District

 

How does a septic report and inspection work?

Water Quality On-Site Program

The State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality produces a guide to frequently asked questions about septic inspections and reports.

Water Quality Onsite Program

Address:165 E. 7thAve Ste 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Telephone:(541) 686-7838 or (800) 844-8467
Fax:(541) 686-7551

 

How can I reach local government agencies and local services?

CITY/COUNTY SERVICES

City of Bend – 541.388.5505
City of LaPine – 541.536.1432
City of Prineville – 541.447.5627
City of Redmond – 541.923.7710
City of Sisters – 541.549.6022
Deschutes County – 541.388.6570

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Bend/LaPine School District – 541.383.6000
Central Oregon Community College – 541.383.7700
Crook County High School – 541.416.6900
Crook County Middle School – 541.447.6283
Redmond School District – 541.923.5437
Sisters School District – 541.549.8521

DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES (DMV)

Bend – 541.388.6322
Redmond – 541.548.0140
Prineville – 541.447.7855

TRANSPORTATION

Redmond Airport – 541.548.0646
Sunriver Airport – 541.593.4603
Oregon Hwy Info- 1800.977.6368
Bend Area Transit – 541.389.2627
Cascade East Transit – 541.385.8680
ROAD CONDITIONS in Oregon  – 1800.977.6368

VOTER REGISTRATION

Crook County Registration – 541.447.6553
Deschutes County Registration – 541.388.6547

LIBRARIES

Bend Public – 541.617.7040
Crook County – 541.447.7978
LaPine – 541.312.1090
Redmond – 541.312.1070
Sisters – 541.312.1070

MEDIA

Cascade Business News – 541.388.5665
Central Oregonian – 541.447.6205
Oregonian – 541.382.3761
The Bulletin – 541.382.1811
The Nugget (Sisters) – 541.549.9941
The Redmond Spokesman – 541.548.2184
The Source – .541.383.0800

HUMANE SOCIETY

Bend – 541.382.3537
Redmond – 541.923.0882
Prineville – 541.447.7855

 

Where can I find more information about local hospitals?

MEDICAL

Police/Fire/Sheriff/Ambulance – 911
Bend Memorial Clinic – 541.382.2811
St. Charles Medical Center – 541.382.4321
Poison Control Center – 1800.222.1222
CO Dist. Hospital (Redmond) – 541.548.8131
Deschutes County Health Dept – 541.388.6575
Pioneer Memorial (Prineville) – 541.447.6254

 

Where can I find more information about owning a business in Central Oregon?

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Bend – 541.382.3221
LaPine – 541.536.9771
Prineville – 541.447.6304
Redmond – 541.923.5191
Sisters – 541.549.0251
Sunriver – 541.593.8149

 

Where can I find more information about local utilities?

ELECTRIC COMPANIES

Pacific Power & Light – 1800.221.7070
Mid-State Electric – 1800.722.7219
Central Electric (Bend) – 541.389.1980
Central Electric (Redmond) – 541.548.2144
Central Electric (Prineville) – 541.447.5321
Cascade Disposal – 541.382.6660

GAS

Cascade Natural Gas – 1888.522.1130
G&E Gas Transmission – 541.548.4110

GARBAGE & RECYCLING

Bend Garbage and Recycling – 541.382.2263

Deschutes Recycling – 541.388.1910
Environmental Center – 541.388.3638
High Country Disposal (Rdm) – 541.548.4984
Knott Landfill – 541.383.4388
Prineville Disposal – 541.447.5208
Wilderness (LaPine) – 541.536.1194
WATER COMPANIES
Agate Water, Apache – 541.382.2855
Avion Water Co – 541.382.5342
Bend City Water – 541.388.5515
City of Redmond – 541.923.7765
City of Sisters – 541.549.6022
Roats Water System – 541.382.3029
Sunriver Utilities – 541.593.4197
Terrebonne Domestic – 541.548.2727
IRRIGATION DISTRICTS
Arnold Irrigation – 541.382.7664
Central Oregon Irrigation – 541.548.6047
Ochoco Irrigation – 541.447.6449
Swalley Irrigation – 541.388.0658
Three Sisters Irrigation – 541.549.8815
Tumalo Irrigation – 541.382.3053
CABLE TELEVISION
Bend Broadband – 541.382.5551
Chambers Cable of Sunriver – 541.593.1296
Crestview Cable (LaPine) – 1800.285.2330
Crestview Cable (Prineville) – 541.447.4342
TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Bend Broadband – 541.382.5551

Where can I find more information about local recreation?

PARKS/RESORTS/OTHER

Bend Metro Park & Rec – 541.389.7275
Cascade Community Theater – 541.389.0803
Central Oregon Parks & Rec – 541.548.7275
Deschutes County Fairgrounds – 541.548.2711
Deschutes Historical Center – 541.389.1813
Deschutes Nat’l Forest Info – 541.383.5300
Fish and Wildlife (State) – 541.388.6363
High Desert Museum – 541.382.4754
Mt Bachelor Information – 1800.829.2442
Redmond Cinemas – 541.548.8777
Regal Cinemas (Bend) – 541.382.6347
State Parks Reservations – 1800.452.5687
Sunriver Nature Center – 541.593.4394
Sunriver Resort – 1800.801.8765
US Forest Service – 1800.832.1355

PUBLIC GOLF COURSES
Aspen Lakes (Sisters) – 541.549.4653
Black Butte Ranch – 541.595.1500
Brasada Ranch – 541.526.6380
Crooked River Ranch – 541.923.6343
Eagle Crest (Redmond) – 1866.583.5212
The Greens (Redmond) – 541.923.0694
Juniper (Redmond) – 541.548.3121
Lost Tracks (Bend) – 541.385.1818
Meadow Lakes (Prineville) – 541.447.7113
Old Back Nine at Mtn High – 541.382.1111
Quail Run (LaPine) – 541.536.1303
Rivers Edge (Bend) – 541.389.282
Sunriver Resort – 541.593.5300

Where can I find more information about rural living in the area?

Our local counties produce Rural Living Handbooks which provide insight into daily living in the country. Click below to access a digital version of each.