Press Releases

Soquel Creek Water District Announces Initiation of Environmental Impact Report Preparation and Public Scoping Meetings for Pure Water Soquel

The formal initiation of the environmental review phase for the Soquel Creek Water District project, Pure Water Soquel, begins today with the release of a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and announcement of public scoping meetings. 

Students Awarded for Water Videos

Students from three area high schools received awards in the 2016 Water Conservation & Pollution Prevention Video Contest. Check out their videos at Green Valley Cinema, Telemundo 23 TV, KION TV and online this summer.

Public Hearing for Urban Water Management Plan

The Urban Water Management Plan 2015 is available for review. The Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) 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. Soquel Creek Water District will hold a public hearing on the Draft UWMP on June 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz at 7807 Soquel Drive, Aptos.

Shelley Flock Hired as Conservation and Customer Service Field Manager

The Soquel Creek Water District is pleased to announce that Shelley Flock has been selected as the Conservation and Customer Service Field Manager (CCSF).  

Local Water Providers Make it Easy to Find and Fix Leaks

Local water providers are promoting Fix a Leak Week during the week of March 14-20 in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® program.

Soquel Creek Water District Appoints Ron Duncan as General Manager

Soquel Creek Water District’s board of directors appointed Ron Duncan as the agency’s new general manager at their meeting on Tuesday, February 2. Duncan has been serving as the interim general manager since April of 2015.  He has worked for the District for thirteen years, mostly as its conservation and customer service field manager.

Rachél Lather-Hidalgo Appointed to Soquel Creek Water District Board

At the January 13 public meeting, the Soquel Creek Water District's board of directors unanimously appointed Rachél Lather-Hidalgo of Aptos as a new director. She recently retired from the County of Santa Cruz where she worked as a senior civil engineer. 

Notice of Vacancy on Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors

There is currently a vacancy on the Board of Directors of the Soquel Creek Water District (SqCWD). 

Leslie Strohm Hired as Soquel Creek Water District Financial and Business Services Manager

The Soquel Creek Water District is proud to announce the appointment of Leslie Strohm as the new Financial and Business Services Manager. Leslie was promoted from her position as the District’s Supervising Accountant. She has been with the District since 2008.

In Memoriam: Rick Meyer

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Soquel Creek Water District Board member Rick Meyer.