"What would you do if you turned on your tap, and no water came out? That's what is at stake."

- Jeff Denham, Former United States Congressman in California's 10th District


Wildlife, fish, and people have shared its resources for millenia. The balance between these uses is delicate and there’s no doubt that humans have affected that balance in recent centuries.

But Modesto Irrigation District – together with our partner Turlock Irrigation District – has a plan. It’s called the Tuolumne River Management Plan. This affordable, realistic, plan brings balance and sustainability without trying to turn back the clock 200 years.