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    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.