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Imagine a Day Without Water – October 12

With all the division in our government, it is easy to forget there are some policy priorities that actually cut across party lines and geographical boundaries. Constituents may have different opinions on health care and tax reform, but they have a lot in common too. We all get up in the morning and brush our teeth, use the bathroom, and make coffee. Many of us commute to school or work. We travel with our families on summer vacations and for holidays. We buy groceries and eat at restaurants.

Santa Cruz County Water & Environmental Agencies Sponsor Poster Contest to “Imagine a Day Without Water”

As part of a national campaign to help raise awareness about the critical importance of water to our everyday lives, water and environmental agencies in Santa Cruz County are sponsoring an “Imagine a Day Without Water” poster contest for local residents.

The Importance of Water Infrastructure

Water is vital to America’s economy and our quality of life.  In fact, aging infrastructure and years of deferred maintenance is catching up, and the cost of inaction could be severe.  A new economic analysis for the “Value of Water Campaign” found that a one-day nationwide disruption in water service would result in $43.5 billion in losses for the economy. This is just a single day and the damage would be widespread. From hotels to hospitals, shopping centers to schools, factories to farms, and restaurants to recreational facilities -  everything would shut down without water service.

Soquel Creek Water District Temporarily Discontinues Use of One Well as it Studies Treatment Solution for TCP Contamination

As of July 21, Soquel Creek Water District (District) has temporarily discontinued use of its Country Club well as staff explores a permanent treatment process for this well to comply with new state regulations for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (TCP) in drinking water.

Soquel Creek Water District Invites Community to Informative Open House and Unveiling of Pure Water Soquel Mobile Educational Trailer

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) is opening its doors for a special Open House event and the entire community is invited. A highlight will be the unveiling of the District’s newest addition to its public outreach program: a mobile educational trailer focusing on the Pure Water Soquel project that is currently under evaluation to address the critical overdraft and seawater intrusion issues of the District’s groundwater supply.   

Water Main Flushing!

The weeks of July 17- July 31  we plan on flushing the following areas:

  • Aguazul Dr. including Douglas Dr. Hazel Ct. and Crystal Heights Dr.
  • Browns Ln.
  • The neighborhood between Fairway Dr. and Hardin Way from Soquel Dr. to Falconer Dr.

Click here to learn more about water main flushing!

Soquel Creek Water District Releases Revised Notice of Preparation for the Pure Water Soquel Project

 Soquel Creek Water District has released a revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for its project, Pure Water Soquel.

The 2016 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report is Available Now - June 2017

The Soquel Creek Water District is pleased to announce we have completed our 2016 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report and it is available on our website at

Soquel Creek Water District Recently Recognized with Two Transparency Awards

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) has recently received two awards recognizing the agency's transparency and commitment of being open and accessible with information to the public.

Traffic Delays and Partial Lane Closures on Clubhouse Drive for Water Main Replacement

June 12 though October 23, 2017 Clubhouse Drive between St. Andrews Dr. and Sumner Dr. in Aptos will be subject to traffic delays and partial lane closures for the replacement of the water mains.