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At its meeting last night (December 18), the Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors took another environmental step forward in protecting its groundwater supply from further contamination...

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District Proposing New Water Rates under Prop 218 - Public Hearing on February 19

Soquel Creek Water District is proposing a new, simpler water rate structure, and increases in water rates and service charges. These changes are being considered to provide sufficient revenue for the District so that it may continue to plan and build for the future, and ensure that its customers will have a reliable and sustainable water supply.

In accordance with Proposition 218, the state statute that governs how water rates are set, the District will hold a public hearing to consider these proposed changes:

Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors Certifies Final Environmental Impact Report and Approves Its Pure Water Soquel Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention Project

At its meeting last night (December 18), the Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors took another environmental step forward in protecting its groundwater supply from further contamination of seawater intrusion. Following detailed staff presentations, Board discussion, and public input by over 25 of the approximately 70 meeting attendees, the Board unanimously certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) for its proposed Pure Water Soquel Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention Project (Project). With the Final EIR officially certified, the Board then approved the Project, which can now move forward towards creating a long-term, resilient, and diversified water supply aimed at basin sustainability.

Responses to Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Report, Pure Water Soquel: Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention

The public review period for the Pure Water Soquel: Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention (Project) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was held June 29 through August 13, 2018. Soquel Creek Water District (District) received five comment letters from public agencies, seven from non-governmental organizations, and 95 from individual members of the public. In addition, the District received oral comments from eight members of the public.