Press Releases

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.

Board Meeting on August 26: Selection Process Begins for Back-Up Water Supply Options and Board seeks more input on CONSERVATIONplus Program

August 21, 2014  The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors is holding a special meeting to review and evaluate options for a supplemental water supply. The August 26 meeting will be held at 6pm at the Capitola City Council Chambers, 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola.  Interested customers and other stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

District and Customers Embrace Conservation: Efforts Go Well Beyond the New State Requirements

July 17, 2014 – While the State Water Resources Board is now taking new steps to require the public to increase water conservation, the Soquel Creek Water District (District) and its customers are several leaps ahead.

Grand Jury Findings Reinforce Soquel Creek Water District’s Community-Based Water Supply and Conservation Efforts

June 17, 2014 -The Santa Cruz County Grand Jury released its investigative findings and recommendations about local water supplies today and reinforced just how urgent the situation is for the communities served by both the Soquel Creek Water District (District) and the City of Santa Cruz.

Soquel Creek Water District to Discuss Community Survey Results and Will-Serve Letters at Public Meeting on April 29

April 25, 2014 - The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors will discuss a recent survey of the community and re-evaluate providing will-serve letters to applicants currently seeking to build or remodel their property at a meeting on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting will be held at Seascape Resort (One Seascape Resort Dr., Aptos), is open to the public,  and the Board welcomes community input.