Canal lining circa 1933

MID Fast Facts

Contact Information

Public Affairs
(209) 526-7390
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Board Secretary
(209) 526-7360
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Customer Service
Mon. - Fri. 8am to 5pm
(209) 526-7337 or
(888) 335-1643 toll-free
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MID Office
1231 11th Street,
Modesto

Mon-Fri. 8am - 5pm

Please be advised that MID may take up to one (1) business day to reply to all email correspondence.

Mission

MID will provide electric, irrigation and domestic water services for its customers, delivering the highest value at the lowest cost possible through teamwork, technology, innovation and commitment.

Our Vision

MID will be the preferred electric and water utility for existing and potential customers by exceeding their expectations.

Key Dates

  • Established, July 1887
  • Irrigation water in the canals, 1904
  • Electric service, 1923
  • Waterford Irrigation District merger, 1978
  • Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant,1994

Board of Directors

  • Division 1 - Larry Byrd
  • Division 2 - John Mensinger
  • Division 3 - Paul Campbell
  • Division 4 - Jake Wenger
  • Division 5 - Nick Blom

    Read more Information about the MID Board of Directors here.

Board Meetings

The regularly scheduled Board meeting is held at 9:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the MID main office, 1231 Eleventh Street, Modesto. Additional meetings may be scheduled on other Tuesdays. Contact the Board Secretary at 209-526-7360 for information on dates and agendas.

Phone Number/Address

MID Main Phone Number: 209-526-7373
Street Address: 1231 11th St., Modesto, CA 95354
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4060, Modesto, CA 95352
General Inquiries: Customer Services

Management:

  Greg Salyer General Manager
  James McFall AGM Electric Resources
  Scott Van Vuren AGM Finance/Treasurer
  Ed Franciosa AGM Transmission & Distribution
  John Davids AGM Water Operations
     
Number of employees: 411 Note: AGM = Assistant General Manager

Electric Facts

Number of Electric Accounts (as of December 2015)
Residential 96,583
Commercial/industrial 12,752
Other 8,524
Total 117,859
Other Electric Facts and Figures  
Electric service area: 560 square miles
Peak demand for 2013: 656 MW
Peak demand for 2012: 655 MW
Peak demand for 2011: 605 MW
2015 Consumption: 2,482,731,305 kWh
2015 Electric revenue: $352,279,470
Average monthly residential kWh use: 850 kWh / month
   
For Information on MID Electric Rates
Residential, Commercial and industrial rates Call (209) 526-7337
  Toll-free (800) 304-5373

System Energy Requirements 2012

Total MID Generation 25.0%
Don Pedro (hydro) 5.1%
McClure Generation Station 0.2%
Ripon Generation Station 1.1%
Woodland 1 Generation Station 2.3%
Woodland 2 Generation Station 12.7%
Woodland 3 Generation Station 3.6%
Total Partnership-owned or Purchased Energy 75%
Western Area Power Administration (various) 0.5%
City & County of San Francisco (hydro) 2.1%
McHenry Solar (solar) 0.9%
* MSR - San Juan (coal) 14.7%
* MSR - Bighorn (wind) 2.6%
* MSR - Bighorn 2 (wind) 3.2%
Other Wind 16.8%
Short term, firm power from various generators 34.1%
* MSR is a partnership of MID, Santa Clara and Redding. MID is a 50% partner in MSR. MSR owns a 28 percent share of San Juan Generation Station (New Mexico) Unit 4.

Electric Facilities

Don Pedro Powerhouse   Hydropower from water stored in Don Pedro Reservoir   Output: Three turbines, 55 MW each and one turbine, 34 MW
MID owns 31.54% or 63 MW
Woodland Generation Stations Flexible year-round power supply Unit 1 - completed: 1993 - Output: 49.4 MW
Unit 2 - completed: 2003 - Output: 83 MW
Unit 3 - completed: 2011 - Output: 49.6 MW
McClure Generation Station Peaking power Unit 1 - completed 1980
Unit 2 - completed 1981
Output: 56 MW each unit
Ripon Generation Station Peaking Power Completed - 2006
Output: 95 MW
Stone Drop Mini-Hydro Hydropower from main canal during irrigation season Completed - 1983
Output: 230 KW
New Hogan Powerhouse Hydropower from water stored in New Hogan Reservoir Completed - 1986
Output: 3.15 MW
     
Electric abbreviations Used
kW = kilowatt | kWh = kilowatthour | MW = megawatt | MWh = megawatthour

Energy Conservation

Contact the MID Energy Services Department, 209-526-7339, for information on energy efficiency, free energy surveys, and cash rebate programs for residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers.

Water Facts

Irrigation Facts

Acres in irrigation service area:   101,700
Irrigated acres: 57,955 acres
Irrigation accounts: 3,104 (active)
Water delivered: 173,750 acre-feet (20-year average)
Water charge: Fixed charge - $44 per acre; Tier 1 (up to 24") - $2/acre-foot (AF); Tier 2 (24" up to 36") - $5/AF; Tier 3 (36" up to 42") - $11.25/AF; Tier 4 (42" and up) - $40/AF
Miles of canal: 208 miles (includes pipelines)
Water sources: Tuolumne River & groundwater

Water Facilities

Don Pedro Reservoir   Water storage
Other benefits: Hydropower, flood control, recreation
  Completed: 1971
Maximum storage: 2,030,000 acre-feet
Dam crest: 830 ft.
La Grange Dam   Divert water for MID and Turlock Irrigation District   Completed: 1893
Modesto Reservoir   Regulate canal flows, store water   Completed: 1911
Maximum storage: 28,000 acre-feet
Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant   Drinking water
Water sold to the City of Modesto
  Completed: 1994
Water source: Tuolumne River
Capacity: 30 million gallons per day
Currently being expanded to 60 million gallons per day

 

 

 

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MID Contacts

Modesto Irrigation District
1231 11th Street, Modesto
Mon-Fri. 8am - 5pm
(209) 526-7373

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4060
Modesto, CA 95352-4060

Customer Service
Mon. - Fri, 8am to 5pm
(209) 526-7337 or
(888) 335-1643 toll-free

Irrigation Customers

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