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.

MPUD's primary facilities include:

  • Wastewater Treatment Facility, permitted for 0.610 MGD

  • Surface Water Treatment Facility, 1 MGD

  • Stockton Creek Reservoir and Dam

  • Saxon Creek Water Project (Merced River)

  • Fire Station, 5273 Highway 49 North

  • Administrative Office and Fire station, 4992 7th Street

  • Three fire engines including one ladder truck

  • State certified ELAP water quality laboratory for wastewater and bacteriological analysis


Mariposa Public Utility District has eight full-time employees, including:  general manager, customer service clerk, three water and wastewater system certified operators and three operators-in-training. The Operations Supervisor is certified as the"Chief Plant Operator" for the water and wastewater systems. The Fire Department operations staff is all paid call/volunteers.

Contact Information

Mariposa Public Utility District

4992 7th Street

P.O. Box 494

Mariposa CA 95338

Office Phone:  (209) 966-2515  Fax: (209) 966-6615

Office Hours:

Monday- Thursday: 8am-5pm Friday 8am-4pm

Closed for lunch from 12-1


Emergency Contact

water and wastewater services


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