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 - Stu Gilman
  • 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 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 Service

Management:

  Ed Franciosa General Manager
  James McFall AGM Electric Resources
  Jimi Netniss AGM Finance/Treasurer
  Esteban Martinez AGM Transmission & Distribution
  Vacant AGM Water Operations
Number of employees: 450 Note: AGM = Assistant General Manager

Electric Facts

Number of Electric Accounts (as of December 2021)
Residential 101,784
Commercial/Industrial 12,972
Other 16,779
Total 131,535
Other Electric Facts and Figures  
Electric service area: 560 square miles
2021 Consumption (as of Dec. 2021): 2,640,798,940 kWh
2021 Revenue (as of Dec. 2021): $381,595,606
Average monthly residential kWh use: 580 kWh
   
For Information on MID Electric Rates
Residential, Commercial and industrial rates Call (209) 526-7337
  Toll-free (800) 304-5373

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: 60 million gallons per day