Staying true to its more-than-a-century-old watery origins,
Turlock Irrigation District (TID) provides irrigation services to
more than 5,800 farmers in its service area (149,500 acres of
farmland). Its primary water supply comes from the Tuolumne river.
The company also provides electric generation, transmission, and
distribution services (the main source of its revenues) to more
than 98,000 retail customers in and around Turlock, California, and
it sells power and natural gas to wholesale customers. TID provides
electric service to its customer base in a 662-sq.-ml. service area
encompassing portions of Merced, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne counties,
over 2,200 miles of distribution line.