Avra Valley Irrigation and Drainage District of Pima County and the State of Arizona (“AVIDD” or “the District”) is a political subdivision of the State of Arizona. AVIDD is an irrigation district formed pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes §§48-2901 through 48-3256. AVIDD was formed for the purpose of providing power and water for use primarily for irrigation. AVIDD and its predecessors have been providing water service to its service area since 1986.
AVIDD is located in northwest Pima County, Arizona, just northwest of the Tucson metropolitan area. AVIDD has a service area of approximately 34,688 acres, including approximately 11,000 irrigable acres. AVIDD serves predominately irrigation water loads. The irrigation pumps served by the District are owned and operated by the District’s customers, as are the other agriculturally related facilities.
AVIDD is governed by a three-member Board of Directors elected annually by freeholders of property within AVIDD’s boundaries. Its current staff consists of one manager, a secretary and one other staff member, both full and part-time. AVIDD’s current Board of Directors and relevant contact persons are detailed below.