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Water Distribution

Water Distribution provides services for our Campus water, irrigation, sewer and storm systems, which includes:

  • Clean and maintain Campus sewers and storm drain systems at buildings

  • Install and maintain water metering devices

  • Manage and maintain campus water distribution systems

  • Test fire hydrants and backflow devices

Connections to a UC Merced fire hydrant require a completed permit, backflow and meter. Please contact FM Help at 209-228-2986 for information on how to get this service. Temporary Water Service Permit

The potable water for the campus is provided by the City of Merced’s Water System Division.