Corona Virus Update

News & Announcements

MID is there
Our community is working through unprecedented and difficult times. MID has taken steps to help protect our community and employees while ensuring the uninterrupted delivery of agricultural water and electricity. As we collectively face these challenges together, you can count on Merced Irrigation District: MID is there.

Help with your bills
It is well understood that many of our electric customers are experiencing hardships right now. We’re here to help. MID will take no action to shut off electricity for non-payment at this time. However, customers are ultimately responsible for their bills. Those facing difficulty paying are encouraged to contact MID Customer Service to discuss payment options.

Water (209) 722-2720
Electric (209) 722-3041

What we’re doing
Long before coronavirus, Merced Irrigation District placed a significant focus on the health and safety of our community and our employees.

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, MID has temporarily closed its front office to the public and is encouraging the community to pay bills and order water deliveries by phone or online. The District has taken significant actions to disperse our employees in support of social distancing efforts while ensuring water and power operations continue uninterrupted.

MID has a long and proud history of partnering with our community. From supporting local agricultural education to promoting renewable energy, we have consistently been there. Until further notice, MID has curtailed involvement in any public events or community outreach.

MID intends to provide uninterrupted service while keeping you informed. Please visit this page often for important updates and follow MID on social media. If you have not already done so please click here to sign up for MID newsletters.

March 25, 2020 – Coronavirus update B
March 23, 2020 – Coronavirus update A
March 20, 2020 – Weather provides for pause in water delivery
March 17, 2020 – Merced Irrigation District announced that it does not anticipate any interruptions in electric or agricultural water service

MID Payment Options

In keeping with the Social Distancing guidelines reported by the California Department of Public Health, MID encourages customers to pay their bill via methods that do not require in-person contact, including Online Bill Pay, Payment by Phone, or at our dropbox location.

Electric Customers – Pay Bill Online (24X7)
Electric Customers – Automated Pay By Phone at 877-360-3480 (24×7)
Water Customers – Pay Bill Online (24X7)
Water Customers – Pay By Phone at 209-722-3041 (7:30 am – 4:30 pm)
MID Payment Drop Box744 W. 20th Street, Merced (24×7)

MID Lakes McClure and McSwain

Temporary Suspension of Lake McClure and McSwain Facilities
Letter from the Director of Parks and Recreation

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention
California Department of Public Health
Merced County Public Health

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