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We’re #InThisTogether - Santa Cruz Business Council - November 2020

The Soquel Creek Water District is engaged in multiple approaches to combat over-drafting of the groundwater basin and seawater intrusion into our local water supply. It’s important to remember that these severe water supply challenges affect everyone in our community – and we are all part of the solution. Over the next few months, this series of Water Wisdom columns will feature the viewpoints of local community members and organizations talking about the importance of creating and maintaining a sustainable water supply, as a community.

Soquel Creek Water District Receives $88.9 Million Low-Interest Loan from US EPA for Pure Water Soquel Construction

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) is pleased to announce that its low-interest loan from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been officially approved, to be used toward construction of the Pure Water Soquel Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention Project. The loan, up to a maximum of $88.9 million at an interest rate of 1.34%, is part of the EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) funding program. 

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water - October 2020

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water 

Pure Water Soquel will help ensure that day never comes, with over $100 million in funding from the State Water Board and EPA which cover the cost of the project 

Imagine a Day Without Water on October 21 is an annual nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water, and how all of us depend on water every single day. It also highlights the services provided by water suppliers and wastewater collection/treatment facilities.