Welcome to Blue River Water District

Serving the Blue River area and continuing to update the infrastructure to better serve our community

About Us

Who We Are & Our Mission

The Blue River Water District (BRWD) owns and operates a community-run water district currently managed by an elected board of volunteers and supplied by a single well. Since its construction in 1967, the infrastructure of the BRWD had grown to serve a population of 233 persons with approximately 105 active connections. Following the Holiday Farm Fire in September 2020, much of that infrastructure –  which had not received any major upgrades for over 50 years – was damaged or destroyed. We have worked tirelessly to restore connections and so far, about one-third of those connections have been restored and we are focused on the future of Blue River and providing a better service as the community rebuilds.

54

Years in the business

230+

people served

Recent Public Notices

December 2021

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December 2021 Water District Notices December 2021 – New Water Rates Letter December 2021 – Residential Rates Notice December 2021 – Water Board Meeting Agenda December 2021 – Water District Treasurer’s Report
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Building a Better Future for Blue River

In 2021 a $600 million package of recovery funding was approved by the Oregon State Legislature, with $110 million specifically designated to water and sewer infrastructure projects within wildfire-impacted communities. The BRWD will leverage its allocation of that funding and work in partnership with a variety of stakeholders, agencies and organizations in order to build an efficient and resilient new system able to serve the needs of a growing population, support development of the local economy, and protect the environment and natural resources of the McKenzie Valley for current and future generations.