PG&E Suspends Negotiations with TUD

TUD Encourages Our Customers to Use Water wisely

California is entering its third drought year and conditions this summer are expected to be hot and dry.

With this in mind, TUD encourages all our water customers to continue to use water wisely. Did you know that if you have an older toilet, you may qualify for a toilet rebate?

For water conservation tips and to find out more about our Toilet Rebate Program, visit our Water Conservation page. 

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TUD Tuolumne County Grand Jury Response

In the 2020-2022 Tuolumne County Grand Jury Final Report, entitled, “Water is Life,” (May 12, 2022), the Grand Jury investigated Tuolumne Utilities District to better understand its plans and operations. 

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: SHAWS FLAT RD.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY SANITARY SEWER FLUSHING ON SHAWS FLAT RD. SONORA, CA: The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) is scheduled to perform sanitary sewer collection system flushing on Shaws Flat Rd. on

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

TRAFFIC ADVISORY PATCH PAVING AT MULTIPLE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY BEGINNING MONDAY, AUGUST 15,2022 SONORA, CA: Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) has contracted with Ragsdale and Son, Inc. for road patch

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Customer Service

TUD strives for excellence in customer service. A dedicated staff provides a wide range of services including assisting our customers with all water and wastewater service related issues, changes regarding your account, billing, payment processing and water use efficiency.

Annual Water Quality Report

Tuolumne Utilities District has released its Annual Water Quality Report (also known as the Consumer Confidence Report) covering all testing of treated drinking water performed from January 1st through December 31st, annually. The water quality report covers the 11 water service areas the District serves, 11 surface water treatment plants, and 12 active wells.

Careers

Thank you for your interest in working for Tuolumne Utilities District. The District is committed to employing and retaining a high quality, motivated workforce dedicated to delivering high-quality services to the community.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors establishes policies for the operation of the District. The public is encouraged and invited to attend the regularly scheduled District Board meetings which occur at 9am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Financials

The District views the budget as an essential tool for proper financial management. The budgets are developed with input from the various department levels of the TUD organization.

Development Services

Our Engineering department would be glad to assist you on new water or sewer service at TUD, new development or other services.

Board of Directors

TUD is governed by a five-member Board of Directors, elected at large. The Board of Directors establishes policies for the operation of the District.

Board Vision & Goals

The Board of Directors meet annually to set Strategic Goals, Vision, Plan and Execution for the District.

Agenda, Minutes & Video

TUD Board of Director meetings can be viewed LIVE by simply connecting through the internet. Or to find out more about the TUD Board meetings – including Agenda, Minutes or Video any time.

Upcoming Meetings

The Board of Directors establishes policies for the operation of the District. The public is encouraged and invited to attend the regularly scheduled District Board meetings which occur at 9am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Water Services

Approximately 95% of the water the District distributes originates from the South Fork Stanislaus River and is impounded in Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) Lyons and Pinecrest Reservoirs. PG&E owns and operates a canal and flume system to convey water from Lyons Reservoir to the Phoenix Powerhouse. The District owns and operates a total of 71 miles of ditch, flume, pipe, and tunnel infrastructure that diverts water from the PG&E system at various locations. The majority of TUD customers reside in or near the community of Sonora which is at about elevation 2,000 feet elevation. TUD also serves customers in several communities to the east up to about elevation 6,000 feet elevation past Sierra Village.

Sewer Services

The District utilizes approximately 140 miles of sewer pipeline to collect between 400-500 million gallons of sewage per year. The Sonora Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant was constructed in the late 1970’s along with a network of sewer trunk lines to collect sewage from the surrounding areas of Columbia, East Sonora, Mono Village, Mono Vista, Ranchos Poquitos, Soulsbyville, Twain Harte, and Willow Springs. Also in the late 1970’s, a regional reclamation system was constructed that allows for the reuse of the treated sewer effluent for irrigation on pasture lands outside of the community of Jamestown. The overall sewer system directly serves approximately 6,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers.
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