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New to Riverbank?


Welcome to the City of Riverbank! It is our desire to help your move to our community go as smoothly as possible. Included here is information that we hope you find useful.




Electric Service – is provided by either Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) or Modesto Irrigation District (MID).  To contact these companies, please call:


PG&E – 1-800-743-5000 and follow the prompts.


MID – 1-209-526-7337 or toll free 1-888-335-1643.



Gas Service – is provided by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)


PG&E – 1-800-743-5000 and follow the prompts.



Water/Sewer/Garbage - if you live within the City limits of Riverbank, you will receive one invoice for water, sewer, and garbage services every two-months. Water and sewer are supplied by the City; the garbage service is provided by Gilton Solid Waste Management, Inc., but the City bills for that service. To start these services you must open an account with the City of Riverbank in person at the Finance Department located at –


6617 Third Street



For more information, please call the Finance Department at 863-7109, and be sure to ask for your “Welcome” pack when you come in to the office!



Telephone Service – There are a variety of telephone services, which you may receive through the Internet.  Local service is provided by AT&T –


AT&T – 1-800-288-2020



Cable Provider –


Charter Communications, Inc. – 1-866-731-5420

AT&T Uverse - 1-800-288-2020



Helpful Hint – Call the utility companies before you move so there will be no delay in having your utilities turned on at your new address. 






Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) – StaRT is the County bus service, it has fixed-routes between Riverbank and Oakdale to the north; Turlock, Keyes, and Patterson to the south; Empire, Hughson, and Waterford to the east; and Grayson and Crows Landing to the west. StaRT runs Monday thru Saturday; there is no Sunday service. For more information, please call:


StaRT – 1-800-262-1516 or visit    




Please note: within this community section and throughout our web site you will find links to other services and areas of interest. Please note these links will take you outside the official City of Riverbank web site. The City is not responsible for the content of these web sites.