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Go Green Residential Application

Application and information sheet for the District's Go Green program for new residential development. Applicants to the Go Green program can decrease their Water Demand Offset Fees by agreeing to water efficient fixtures and behaviors which go beyond the minimum requirement for the District. 

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2015 Urban Water Management Plan

All water providers that have over 3,000 service connections or annually supply 3,000 acre-feet of water or more, must complete a new Urban Water Management Plan every five years. The plan requires that water suppliers ensure adequate supplies for their current and future customers. Supplies and demands must be assessed over a 20-year planning horizon and must consider various water shortages, including short-term water supply emergencies and drought.

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Renner Property Purchase Initial Study

Initial Study/Proposed Negative Declaration for Land Acquisition by Soquel Creek Water District of privately owned land (County of Santa Cruz Assessor Parcel Number 030-241-20).  The parcel proposed for acquisition (APN: 030-241-20) is located directly west of the Soquel Creek Water District offices at 5180 Soquel Drive. The 52,169 SF parcel fronts on the east side of Capitola Avenue, approximately 200 feet south of Soquel Drive in Soquel, CA.

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Submeter Rebate Application

An application for the submeter installation rebate offered by the District.

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New Service Connection Cheat Sheet for Residential Development

A "cheat sheet" for determining new service connection fees for common residential developments, including Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), Single Family Residential (SFR) developments, and Condos/Townhomes.

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Outdoor Water Efficiency Ordinance 16-03

Water Conservation in Landscaping Ordinance 16-03 was adopted on March 15, 2016. This Ordinance repeals and replaces Ordinance No. 10-02. This ordinance follows the California Water Conservation in Landscaping Act, also known as the State Landscape Model Ordinance, which establishes certain landscape design standards that save water in new and expanding landscapes. The California Water Conservation in Landscaping Act was amended pursuant to AB 2717 (Chapter 682, Stats. 2004) and AB 1881 (Chapter 559, Stats. 2006).

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Indoor Water Efficiency Ordinance 16-02

The indoor water use ordinance 16-02 sets water efficiency standards indoors for all new development, regardless of building classification. This Ordinance repeals and replaces Ordinance 13-02. This ordinance applies to development projects requiring new or expanded water service and kitchen and bathroom remodels requiring a building permit, plan check, design review, or new or expanded water service unless enforced by the local land use planning agency.

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Landscape Project Application Package

Landscape project application submittal requirements package for Tier 2, Single-Family Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Public Development as required under ordinance 16-03: Water Conservation in Landscaping Ordinance

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Outdoor Water Efficiency Checklist - Tier 2

A guide to assist the applicant in completing the Outdoor Water Use Efficiency Checklist for Tier 2 (parcel size is less than 10,000 square feet) Single-Family Residential Development, Multi-Family Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Public Development.

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Water Efficiency Ordinance Overview - Tier 2

An overview of indoor and outdoor water efficiency ordinances, as they apply to Tier II Single-Family Residential, Multi-Family residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Public Developments.

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Outdoor Water Efficiency Checklist - Tier 1

A guide containing information to assist the applicant in completing the Outdoor Water Use Efficiency Checklist for Tier I (parcel size is less than 10,000 square feet) Single-Family Residential Development.

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Indoor Water Efficiency Checklist

For all new or expanding residential and commercial properties, your project must follow certain indoor water use requirements. Use this checklist to make sure your project meet all indoor requirements.

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Water Efficiency Ordinance Review - Tier 1

An overview of indoor and outdoor water efficiency ordinances, as they apply to Tier I Single-Family Residential developments.  

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Project Memorandum - Nanoparticle Concerns

This memorandum was drafted in response to a specific request from the Soquel Creek Water District (SqCWD) regarding nanoparticles. The SqCWD wanted to know the latest information on nanoparticles as they pertain to potable water reuse projects.

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Leak Adjustment Policy - November 2015

The District will grant a Leak Adjustment for any service line leak, toilet leak, or irrigation leak (whether through faulty valves, sprinkler heads or timers) upon reasonable proof of its existence.  For more information, please download the full policy.  

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Updated Sustainable Yield Estimates and Pumping Goals

Updated Sustainable Yield Estimates and Pumping Goals to Achieve Recovery

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Sustainable Yield and Recharge Sensitivity

Estimated Effects on Sustainable Yield and Pumping Goals of Climate Change and Updated Basin Consumptive Use Using Water Balance Approach

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Cooperative Water Transfer, Groundwater Recharge, and Resource Management Pilot Project - DRAFT Initial Study and Negative Declaration

The City of Santa Cruz has released the draft of the Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration for the Cooperative Water Transfer, Groundwater Recharge, and Resource Management Pilot Project it plans to undertake with the District.  Public comment is welcome. 

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Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control Policy and Procedures Report pdf