Press Releases

Soquel High School Receives Water-Wise Garden Grant

For Immediate Release


April 27, 2018

Contact: Vai Campbell, Communications Specliast
Phone:  831-475-8501 x142
Email: VaidehiC@soquelcreekwater.org

Learning Center to Open at Soquel Creek Water District Office

For Immediate Release
 

March 13, 2018

Contact: Melanie Mow Schumacher,  Special Projects-Communications Manager
Phone:  831-475-8501 x153
Email: melanies@soquelcreekwater.org
 

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

Soquel Creek Water District Awarded State Grant of up to $2 Million. Funding will help proposed Pure Water Soquel project planning and evaluation efforts.

Soquel Creek Water District Certified as a Green Business

Soquel, CA (November 21, 2017) – The Soquel Creek Water District is proud to announce that it has been officially recognized as a Certified Green Business. This highly-regarded certification was provided through the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program.
 
The Green Business Program recognizes businesses and government agencies which conduct operations that strive to reduce environmental impacts and hazards to employees and the community, including conserving water and energy, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste production. The District participated in a green business audit late last year, and was found to generally operate in a “green” way, meeting many of the Green Business requirements. After pledging to achieve Green Business Certification, the District made a number of changes in how it operates and was successful in gaining full certification.
 

Soquel Creek Water District Unveils Two New Videos

The District unveils two new educational/public outreach videos. These videos, along with other public outreach elements, will help community members gain a better understanding of the critical overdraft and seawater intrusion issues the local groundwater basin is facing – the area’s sole source of drinking water.

Winners Announced in “Imagine a Day Without Water” Poster Contest

The Soquel Creek Water District, San Lorenzo Valley Water District, City of Santa Cruz, City of Watsonville and the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County congratulates the winners of its “Imagine a Day Without Water” Poster Contest! This fun and enlightening activity, designed to help raise awareness about the critical importance of water to our everyday lives, ran from September 4 through October 2. The 87 entries in the contest offered a variety of art concepts that are big on imagination, creativity, and inspiration – all related to how our community would be impacted if there was no water.

Santa Cruz County Water & Environmental Agencies Sponsor Poster Contest to “Imagine a Day Without Water”

As part of a national campaign to help raise awareness about the critical importance of water to our everyday lives, water and environmental agencies in Santa Cruz County are sponsoring an “Imagine a Day Without Water” poster contest for local residents.

Soquel Creek Water District Temporarily Discontinues Use of One Well as it Studies Treatment Solution for TCP Contamination

As of July 21, Soquel Creek Water District (District) has temporarily discontinued use of its Country Club well as staff explores a permanent treatment process for this well to comply with new state regulations for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (TCP) in drinking water.

Soquel Creek Water District Invites Community to Informative Open House and Unveiling of Pure Water Soquel Mobile Educational Trailer

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) is opening its doors for a special Open House event and the entire community is invited. A highlight will be the unveiling of the District’s newest addition to its public outreach program: a mobile educational trailer focusing on the Pure Water Soquel project that is currently under evaluation to address the critical overdraft and seawater intrusion issues of the District’s groundwater supply.   
 

Soquel Creek Water District Releases Revised Notice of Preparation for the Pure Water Soquel Project

 Soquel Creek Water District has released a revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for its project, Pure Water Soquel.