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Welcome to the Turlock Irrigation District (TID) and Modesto Irrigation District (MID) website for the FERC Licensing of the La Grange Project.
This site is an informational resource for the parties interested in the La Grange Project. The purpose of this website is to make available to federal, state and local agencies; non-governmental organizations; and individual members of the public who may be interested in the licensing: (1) documents and material developed by TID and MID during the licensing; and (2) information regarding the La Grange licensing process.
About the La Grange Project
The La Grange diversion dam is a masonry-gravity diversion dam on the Tuolumne River near La Grange, California. The diversion dam was completed in 1893 and the power plant was installed in 1923. While the La Grange diversion dam is co-owned by TID and MID, the power plant is owned and operated by TID.
Persons interested in participating in the FERC licensing of the La Grange Project, either as individuals or on behalf of groups, organizations or agencies, should contact Rose Staples, 970 Baxter Boulevard Suite 301, Portland, ME 04103; (207) 239-3857; Email: for addition to the La Grange Participants Email Group.

TID and MID wish to foster a collaborative licensing process. Please email any comments you wish to be shared with all licensing participants to All comments will be uploaded to the DOCUMENTS section of the website. All comments will also be recorded in the La Grange Hydroelectric Project Licensing Consultation Record, which the Districts will file with FERC as part of the license application.

Districts' Contacts

Turlock Irrigation District Public Relations: Attn: Michelle Reimers; P.O Box 949; Turlock, California 95381; (209) 883-8300; Email:

Modesto Irrigation District Public Relations:  Attn: Melissa Williams, P.O. Box 4060, Modesto, CA 95352; (209) 526-7373; Email:



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Districts E-File Amendment to Districts' Preferred Plan Contained in October 11, 2017 AFLA Filing 
by Rose Staples
 11/14/2018 1:26 PM
Districts File Response to USFWS Oct 1 2018 Filing 
by Rose Staples
 10/17/2018 12:35 PM
Districts file Communication Record Confirming Project is Outside California's Coastal Zone Boundary and ERRATA to Appendix E of Spawning Gravel Study Filed March 15, 2018 
by Rose Staples
 10/9/2018 3:33 PM
Districts File Response to CSPA-TRT-GWWF June 26, 2018 Comments 
by Rose Staples
 9/18/2018 3:41 PM
Districts File Additional Information Requested from FERC on July 3, 2018 
by Rose Staples
 7/30/2018 6:13 PM
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