Water Wisdom

The Soquel Creek Water District has a monthly column called "Water Wisdom" in the Aptos Times and the Capitola/Soquel Times.  "Water Wisdom" is designed to deliver insightful perspectives on managing water.

For the Love of…Podcasts About Water! - Water Wisdom Column - February 2021

Here we are in February, the month of love! This pandemic Valentine’s Day may be a bit different so I hope everyone can find creative, safe, and socially-distanced ways to express their love and gratitude.  

District Successfully Navigates an Unprecedented Year, Looks to the Future - Water Wisdom January 2021

By Rachél Lather, President, Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors  

Many people are breathing a sigh of relief as the new year begins, looking forward to 2021 with hope and optimism while saying farewell to 2020. It was indeed an unprecedented year, as we all learned new ways of interacting, finding new ways to work, and simply conducting our everyday lives.  

The “WaterSmart” Customer Portal is now available! - Water Wisdom December 2020

This online portal is a great new way for you to keep a closer eye on your water use, even down to an hourly basis. It’s available now at soquelcreekwd.watersmart.com and you can register using your account number. 

We’re #InThisTogether - Santa Cruz Business Council - November 2020

The Soquel Creek Water District is engaged in multiple approaches to combat over-drafting of the groundwater basin and seawater intrusion into our local water supply. It’s important to remember that these severe water supply challenges affect everyone in our community – and we are all part of the solution. Over the next few months, this series of Water Wisdom columns will feature the viewpoints of local community members and organizations talking about the importance of creating and maintaining a sustainable water supply, as a community.

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water - October 2020

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water 

Pure Water Soquel will help ensure that day never comes, with over $100 million in funding from the State Water Board and EPA which cover the cost of the project 

Imagine a Day Without Water on October 21 is an annual nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water, and how all of us depend on water every single day. It also highlights the services provided by water suppliers and wastewater collection/treatment facilities.