4992 Seventh Street     PO Box 494     Mariposa, CA 95338     (209) 966-2515     FAX: (209) 966-6615

The Mariposa Public Utility District (MPUD) was established in 1947. The District provides water, wastewater and fire protection services to the town of Mariposa. The District currently has 722 service connections and is approximately 873 acres in size. Policy is established by a Board of Directors which consists of five members elected at large.

Directors meet at 6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of every month at the MPUD office on 7th Street. The public is always welcome to attend the Board meetings.

MPUD primary facilities include:

  • 0.610 million gallon per day wastewater treatment facility
  • 1 million gallons per day surface water treatment facility
  • Stockton Creek Reservoir
  • Saxon Creek water project (Merced River)
  • Three fire engines including one ladder truck
  • Fire Station located at 5273 Hwy. 49 North
  • Office and Fire station at 4992 Seventh Street
  • State certified (ELAP) water quality laboratory for wastewater and bacteriological analysis

Mariposa Public Utility District has seven full-time employees, including General Manager, Operations Supervisor, Office Manager, four water and wastewater system certified operators and two operators in training. The General Manager and Operations Supervisor are certified as "Chief Plant Operators" for the water and wastewater systems. The Fire Department operations staff is all paid call/volunteers.

MPUD Standard Specifications


Emergency pager number for water and sewer emergencies only:
(209) 282-0100