Water Allocation & Rates

2024 Water Allocation

The 2024 irrigation season water allocation is 42 inches per irrigated acre with replenishment water available.

2024 Irrigation Rates

CategoryCost ($/Acre (AC) or $/Acre Foot (AF))
Fixed Charge$53.00/AC
Volumetric - Tier 1 (up to 24")$2.00/AF
Volumetric - Tier 2 (24" up to 36")$5.00/AF
Volumetric - Tier 3 (36" up to 42")$11.25/AF
Volumetric - Tier 4 (42" and up)$40.00/AF
Minimum Charge $265
(applies to parcels 5 acres or less)

The facilities maintenance charge is $26.50 per acre. Please note, a landowner only pays a facilities maintenance charge when they aren’t taking any surface water. Each landowner pays either an irrigated charge or a facilities maintenance charge, but not both.

If the State of California levies fees or other charges upon MID, the District reserves the option to pass the cost onto the water customers.

Outdoor Watering Days & Hours

water faucetLooking for outdoor watering days and hours? The City of Modesto provides these services. Please check the City of Modesto website.