MID names new assistant general manager for water operations

June 14, 2016


MODESTO — The Modesto Irrigation District has promoted John Davids to serve as the new assistant general manager for water operations.

That position was reinstated recently to help MID achieve its overall strategy for long-term water supply planning, water rights protection, irrigation  operations, domestic water operations and groundwater management.

Davids joined MID in 2013 as civil engineering manager. He was promoted to irrigation operations manager and helped  navigate MID through consecutive years of drought and other various challenging water issues, such as groundwater management

Prior to working at MID, Davids served at Oakdale Irrigation District as its district engineer and led the engineering department.

Davids received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is also registered as a professional civil engineer in the State of California.

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