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Water Main Flushing this Week!

The week of April 17th 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.

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The End of "Disposable" Water? - April 2017

The Santa Cruz County community is a leader in implementing “The Three Rs” – reduce, reuse, recycle. Not only a plastic bag ban, but as of 2017 no plastic straws or stir sticks, and only compostable cups, lids, containers, and cutlery for County food-service establishments.  Our community recognizes the importance of recycling and reducing single-use products that are otherwise discarded.

WATER is another important resource that our community is beginning to embrace as a natural resource that can be beneficially reused and not wasted or discarded.

Invitation to Customers of Soquel Creek Water District to Participate in Water Rates Advisory Committee

The Soquel Creek Water District is seeking customers to volunteer their time to participate in the water rate-setting process for 2019. 

Soquel Creek Water District Removes Option of Treating Raw Wastewater

Soquel Creek Water District Removes Option of Treating Raw Wastewater. Pure Water Soquel Project to Focus on Obtaining Treated Water for Proposed Advanced Water Purification Facility.

WaterFlix – Have you seen these water films?

This winter – with the relentless stormy days and flu/cold season in full swing – it may be an opportune time to stretch out on the couch, grab a blanket and some popcorn, and watch a movie. How about making your next movie binge all about water? Many people are keenly aware of water-related movies such as “Chinatown” or “Cadillac Desert,” but there are many, many others to choose from. Filmmakers have often utilized the precious resource of water and its importance as a central theme in their storylines – and those stories couldn’t be more timely.

True or False? - February 2017

There’s a lot of talk these days about “fake” news, “alternative facts”, and general mistrust of the media. With multiple sources of news available, it’s important to understand and separate the information from misinformation that we all are bombarded with.  For example, take a look at these recent statements that have been made about mid-county water issues - which ones do you think are true and which ones are false?

State Rolls Out New Lead Sampling in Schools Requirement

The State Water Resources Control Board launched its effort to encourage K-12 schools in California to have their drinking water tested for lead. As part of this effort, the State Board’s Division of Drinking Water issued amended permits that require community water systems to test for lead at the schools in their service areas if sampling is requested by school officials in writing. Schools covered by the requirement include public, private, charter, magnet and non-public K-12 schools. Preschools and day-care centers are not included.

Soquel Creek Water District Pledges to be a Green Business

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) Board of Directors unanimously adopted resolution 17-01, the Green Business Pledge to become a Green Business under the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program, at the board meeting on January 17th. 

Soquel Creek Water District Assists Other Water Providers Affected by Storms

With the recent storms causing emergency water shortages in the City of Santa Cruz and the Town of Davenport, the Soquel Creek Water District (District) has stepped in to assist both its neighbors. The District is providing up to approximately 1 million gallons per day to Santa Cruz and 50,000 gallons per day to Davenport, as a short-term measure to help ensure continued water service to the people, homes, and businesses in those areas.