Press Releases

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. 

Soquel Creek Water District Strategic Plan: District Formalizes Mission, Values, and Primary Goals

Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors adopted the mission statement, core values, and primary organizational goals of the District's first official Strategic Plan. 

Soquel Creek Water District General Manager Resigns

Soquel Creek Water District has announced that General Manager Kim Adamson has resigned after leading the organization for almost two years. 

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Soquel Creek Water District

February 24, 2015 – The Soquel Creek Water District has become the first Santa Cruz County Special District to receive a “Transparency Certificate of Excellence” from the California Special District Leadership Foundation. The certificate was awarded on Feb. 19 in recognition of outstanding transparency and good governance.

Soquel Creek Water District Customers Achieve Water Savings, Board to Discuss Proposed Conservation Program at Nov. 18 Meeting

Soquel, California [November 17, 2014] – Throughout November the Soquel Creek Water District is thanking its customers for their unprecedented water savings in 2014. Since February the District has pumped an average of 20 percent less water from the over-drafted groundwater aquifers that are currently its only water source.

Innovative Chromium 6 Treatment Exceeds State Requirements

October 29, 2014 – Soquel Creek Water District’s innovative pilot facility to treat naturally occurring Chromium 6 continues to be on-track in successfully meeting the new state requirements. Over the next several weeks, the new treatment facility will be brought on-line treating up to 1,000 gallons per minute (gpm) of water by the middle of next month. - See more at:

Soquel Creek Water District Marks "Protect Your Groundwater Day"

September 5, 2014 - National Protect Your Groundwater Day is Tuesday September 9 and  Soquel Creek Water District is encouraging residents to use this opportunity to learn more about this limited resource. One opportunity to do so is by attending the Groundwater Stakeholder Meeting on September 9 which will focus on new, pending state legislation that will significantly change how local water agencies can manage groundwater resources.