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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Memorial Garden Honoring Vaidehi Campbell Williams

For Immediate Release

April 28, 2021

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501 x153Email Melanie Mow Schumacher 

 

Memorial Garden Honoring Vaidehi Campbell Williams, Soquel Creek Water Distr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Soquel Creek Water District Awarded State Grant of up to $2 Million

For Immediate Release

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, P.E., Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

Soquel Creek Water District Awarded State Grant of up to $2 Million

Funding will help proposed Pure Water Soquel project pl...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Learning Center to Open at Soquel Creek Water District Office

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Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

Learning Center to Open at Soquel Creek Water District Office

Informative Displays and Interactive Tools Highlight Water Challeng...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Soquel High School Receives Water-Wise Garden Grant

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Soquel High School Receives Water-Wise Garden Grant

Soquel, CA (April 27, 2018) – Soquel Creek Water District has awarded Soquel High School and the agriculture and natural resources program a water-wise garden grant of $2000...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2018

District Releases Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Pure Water Soquel Project

For Immediate Release

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher,  Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

Soquel Creek Water District Releases Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Pure Water Soquel Project &...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

New, Higher Rebates to Help Your Household Use its Greywater

For Immediate Release

Contact: Shelley FlockPhone: 831-475-8501x156

New, Higher Rebates to Help Your Household Use Its Greywater

Save water and money with greywater-to-landscape systems; sign up for greywater workshop

Soquel, CA (July 10, 2018) &...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2018

District Awarded Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

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Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Associate Manager-Special ProjectsPhone: 831-475-8501 x153

District Awarded Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

Soquel, CA (July 11, 2018) – Soquel Creek Water District is p...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2018

US Bureau of Reclamation Grant Helps Fund Recycled Water Pilot Study

For Immediate Release

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher,  Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

US Bureau of Reclamation Grant Helps Fund Recycled Water Pilot Study

Pilot testing at Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment F...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

District Receives WateReuse Association's 2018 Award of Excellence in Outreach & Education

For Immediate Release

September 20, 2018

Contact: Rebecca Rubin, Public Outreach CoordinatorPhone:  831-475-8501 x118

Soquel Creek Water District Receives WateReuse Association's "2018 Award of Excellence in Outreach & Education&qu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Celebrate Water at the First Annual Water Harvest Festival

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Celebrate Water at the First Annual Water Harvest Festival

Soquel, CA (October 2, 2018) – Soquel Creek Water District in partnership with the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz County Parks inv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Stage 3 Water Shortage Conditions Still in Effect

For Immediate Release

November 7, 2018

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

Soquel Creek Water District Reminds Customers: Stage 3 Water Shortage Conditions Still in Effect

District Impleme...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Formal Proposal for State Grant

For Immediate Release

November 27, 2018

Contact:Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:  831-475-8501 x153

Soquel Creek Water District Invited to Submit Formal Proposal for State Grant

Funding Could Support Groundwater R...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Santa Cruz Water Department & the District Initiate Water Purchase with Joint Pilot Project

For Immediate Release 

November 29, 2018

Contacts:

Eileen Cross, Community Relations SpecialistCity of Santa Cruz, 831.676.7090

Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerSoquel Creek Water District, 831.475.8501 x153

Santa Cruz Wa...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Community Water Plan Status Update

For Immediate Release

November 30, 2018

Contact: Melanie Mow SchumacherPhone: 831-475-8501 x153Email Melanie

Status Update on Community Water Plan Water Supply Options to be presented to District Board on December 4

Information includes updated cost estimate...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2019

Court Rules in Favor of Pure Water Soquel Project

For Immediate Release

November 16, 2019

Contact:Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501 x153Email Melanie 

Court Rules in Favor of Pure Water Soquel Project 

Judge’s Ruling Denies Challen...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Environmental Impact Report Certification

For Immediate Release

December 19, 2018

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501 x153

Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors Certifies Final Environmental Impact Report and Approves Its Pure Water So...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2019

District Ceremoniously Breaks Ground on Pilot Well

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February 8, 2019

Contact

Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153 Email Melanie Mow Schumacher 

Soquel Creek Water District Ceremoniously Breaks Ground on Seawater Intrusion Pr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Project Wins 2018 Engineering Achievement Award

For Immediate Release

February 25, 2019

Contacts

Janice Bisgaard, City of Santa Cruz Community Relations SpecialistPhone: 831-420-5166

Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications Manager, Soquel Creek Water DistrictPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153

Cit...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2019

District Honored With Transparency Certificate

For Immediate Release

May 2, 2019

Contact

Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153Email Melanie Mow Schumacher

Soquel Creek Water District Honored With "Transparency Certificate of Excellence" Gene...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Groundwater Recharge Testing at Mid-County Locations

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2019

ContactSierra RyanPhone: 831-454-3133

The County of Santa Cruz and the Soquel Creek Water District will be conducting groundwater recharge testing at two sites to investigate potential stormwater capture projects.

On May 22n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Students Awarded for Their Videos about Water-Wise Gardening

For Immediate Release

May 23, 2019

Monterey Bay Area High School Students Awarded for Their Videos about Water-Wise Gardening

May 23, 2019 (Soquel, CA) Nine winners were recognized for their original videos about Water Wise Gardens at the Soquel Cre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2019

District Named One of Bay Area’s Top Workplaces

For Immediate Release

June 24, 2019

Contact

Traci Hart, Human Resources ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 131 Email Traci Hart

Soquel Creek Water District Named One of Bay Area's Top Workplaces for 2019

Soquel, CA (June 24, 2019) - Soquel Creek Water D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2019

District Showcases Careers in the Water Industry

For Immediate Release

October 8, 2019

Email Traci Hart

Soquel Creek Water District Showcases Careers in the Water Industry During California's Water Professionals Appreciation Week October 5 to 13

Soquel, CA (October 8, 2019 ) In celebration...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2019

District Chosen as a Recipient Federal Loan

For Immediate Release

October 22, 2019

Contact:Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153Email Melanie Mow Schumacher

Soquel Creek Water District Chosen as a Recipient for a Federal Low-Interest Loan of $49 M...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

District Awarded $50 Million Prop 1 State Grant

Posted on November 19th, 2019

For Immediate Release

November 19, 2019

Contact

Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153Email Melanie Mow Schumacher

Soquel Creek Water District Awarded $50 Million Prop 1 State ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

District Receives $88.9 Million Low-Interest Loan

For Immediate Release

October 5, 2020

Contact:Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153Email Melanie Mow Schumacher

Soquel Creek Water District Receives $88.9 Million Low-Interest Loan from U.S. EPA for Pure...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

District Swears in First Female Board President

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December 16, 2020

ContactMelanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications Manager?Phone: 831-475-8501, ext. 153?

Soquel Creek Water District Swears in First Female Board President Rachél Lather??

Soquel, CA (December 1...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

District Helps Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery Create Environmental Education Display

For Immediate Release

January 25, 2021

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone:? 831-475-8501 x153Email:?melanies@soquelcreekwater.org  

Soquel Creek Water District Helps Santa Cruz Children’s Museum o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

District Board Approves Construction Phase for Pure Water Soquel Conveyance

For Immediate Release

March 17, 2021 

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher, Special Projects-Communications ManagerPhone: 831-475-8501 x153Email:?melanies@soquelcreekwater.org  

Soquel Creek Water District Board Approves Construction Phase for t...

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