This is a storied timeline and history of the South Fork of the Stanislaus River and the Tuolumne Utilities District’s numerous attempts to acquire water rights.
It all begins in the height of the Gold Rush in 1851…

What's Next?

TUD and PG&E are diligently working to determine the terms of this potential transfer agreement. It is a complicated negotiation that is estimated to conclude in mid-2022.

We invite you to play an active role in this process. Please follow the latest developments on this website, and on TUD’s Facebook page. TUD plans to host multiple public forums to engage in a collaborative dialogue with interested ratepayers, landowners, and other stakeholders. You may also submit comments online. We are eager for your feedback and welcome your input.