49 episodes

There’s a lot more involved with delivering power than turning on a light switch. And the water that flows through the canals throughout the Turlock Irrigation District service area, where does that come from? Each month the TID Water & Power Podcast sits down with industry experts and TID employees to discuss fascinating facts and important issues that shape the operations of your community-owned utility. Let’s get social! Facebook: @TurlockID Instagram: @TurlockID Twitter: @TurlockID LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/turlockid Find out more about TID at www.TID.org.

TID Water & Power Podcast Turlock Irrigation District

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    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

There’s a lot more involved with delivering power than turning on a light switch. And the water that flows through the canals throughout the Turlock Irrigation District service area, where does that come from? Each month the TID Water & Power Podcast sits down with industry experts and TID employees to discuss fascinating facts and important issues that shape the operations of your community-owned utility. Let’s get social! Facebook: @TurlockID Instagram: @TurlockID Twitter: @TurlockID LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/turlockid Find out more about TID at www.TID.org.

    Don Pedro Life Extension Project

    Don Pedro Life Extension Project

    On Episode 37 of the TID Water & Power Podcast we're joined by TID Director of Power Generation, Tim Payne, to discuss the Don Pedro Life Extension.Later this month, the Don Pedro Project will celebrate its 52nd Anniversary. From valuable hydropower, to flood control and recreation, the project has served the District and our community incredibly well. However, as typical with aging infrastructure, Don Pedro needs to undergo a major life extension project to continue its valuable se...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Value of Hydropower

    Value of Hydropower

    On Episode 36 of the TID Water & Power Podcast we're joined by TID Assistant General Manager, Power Supply, Dan Severson, to discuss the value of hydropower.Since 1923, when TID entered the retail electric business, clean, reliable hydropower has been part of our generation portfolio. Even as electric demand continues to rise, and more regulatory constraints have been put on TID’s operations, hydropower remains a very valuable resource – and may be getting even more valuable.On this...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Land Surveying

    Land Surveying

    On Episode 35 of the TID Water & Power Podcast we're joined by TID Surveying and Right-of-Way Manager, Tristan Higgins, to discuss land surveying.While you may be able to spot surveyors and their equipment at an intersection or construction project, a lot of folks might not understand what they do. At TID, the Surveying Department plays an especially important role in a variety of areas around the District.On this episode we discuss the areas the Surveying team covers, the exciting projec...

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Groundwater Recharge Projects

    Groundwater Recharge Projects

    On Episode 34 of the TID Water & Power Podcast we're joined by TID Supervising Engineering Technician, Wes Miller, to discuss groundwater recharge projects.The 2022-23 Water Year was the third wettest on record and, thanks for quick action and innovative solutions, TID was able to pilot several groundwater recharge projects using that flood water.However, with ever changing hydrological conditions and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (or SGMA), the District will need to continue...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    TID History: How the District Became an Electric Utility

    TID History: How the District Became an Electric Utility

    On Episode 33 of the TID Water & Power Podcast we welcome back author and historian Dr. Alan Paterson to discuss the TID's history and how the District entered the retail electric business.For 100 years, TID has served safe, reliable, and affordable power to our community – which is still vital to our region’s wellbeing today. But getting to that point was no easy task. It took visionaries, legal battles, and monumental decisions – and votes – to bring what we know as TID to fruition.On t...

    • 50 min
    The One About the Podcast

    The One About the Podcast

    On Episode 32 of the TID Water & Power Podcast, TID Communications Specialist, and producer of the podcast, Brandon McMillan moves behind the mic to take a look behind the scenes of the podcast.As we round out the year, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at what is now more than two and half years of the TID Water & Podcast. Maybe you’re a new listener, or maybe you’ve been with us since Episode 1. Either way, we hope you enjoy learning a little more about how the TID Wate...

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

bpmcmillan ,

Great, Informative Pod!

Highly recommend!

RyanisDyslexic ,

TID makes a great podcast

I really love the short history stories, and it’s always interesting to learn more about what the staff does at TID

paul dock ,

Thumbs up!

Such great people!

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