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Patterson Irrigation District serving growers in Stanislaus County since 1910.

Main Canal Rehabilitation Project FAQ

Dear Landowner/Water User,

There has been a lot of information and misinformation regarding the district's proposed East-West Conveyance Project, or more specifically, the Main Canal improvements aptly named the Main Canal Rehabilitation Project. Your Board of Directors have drafted up a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to aid with understanding what the District is proposing to help with clearing up confusion. Please see the attached link to download and read. 

 Main Canal Rehabilitation FAQ

New General Manager

Dear Landowner/Water User,

My name is Vince Lucchesi. As of July 1, I started as the new general manager of the Patterson Irrigation District.

Since my first day on the job July 3, I have had the pleasure of meeting some of our customers in person. I look forward to getting to know many more of you in the months to come.  As your general manager, my goal is to improve transparency and help grow confidence in the district.

With that in mind, I would like to invite you to either of two upcoming workshops for landowners and water users to meet with me and discuss ways to move the district forward.

  • The first workshop is scheduled for August 7, at 10 a.m. at our shop. It is intended for the landowners/water users north of the Main Canal.
  • The second workshop is scheduled for August 14, also at 10 a.m. at hour shop. It is intended for the landowners/water users south of the Main Canal.

To see where you are located in relation to the District's Main Canal, please see the attached link: District Map

You are more than welcome to attend either meeting. Geographically separating our customers simply is a way to help us make the meetings as comfortable and efficient as possible for everyone.

From my brief time at the district, there appears to be confusion among some water users about the district’s plans to modernize its infrastructure and what that means for our customers. The goal of the meetings is to listen to your concerns and answer questions about projects, and explain how it is the first step in addressing the district’s long-term needs. 

Coalition News Update - Winter 2016-17

Please click the link below to read the Coalition News Update for Winter of 2016-17. It contains dates of the mandatory Coalition Grower Meetings as well as other valuable information regarding our Westside San Joaquin River Watershed Coalition. 


Coalition News Update Winter 2016-17

Fall 2016 Watershed Coalition Newsletter

Please click the link below to download the Fall 2016 Watershed Coalition Newsletter. 


Fall 2016 Newsletter