Thompson Pump & Irrigation

Andy High purchased Thompson Pump & Irrigation in Bend and Madras in 2016. Last spring he added a third location in Powell Butte.

Andy High, owner of Thompson Pump & Irrigation in Bend, Madras and Powell Butte, Ore., knows firsthand the perils of farming and ranching where water is scarce.

As Andy came of age, his father and grandfather told him the water wars weren’t likely to end anytime soon and urged him to go to college.

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