Water Harvest Festival

  • Virtual Water Harvest Festival
  • Saturday October 24
  • Videos and live demos

Thank you for attending the 3rd Annual Water Harvest Festival. Video recordings are below.

Video Recordings from the day: 

10:00 am • Welcome by Soquel Creek Water District

10:05 am • Tutorial on WaterSmart Customer Portal (Live Demo) - 10 min demo, 10 min for questions by Soquel Creek Water District 

10:30 am • Watsonville Magical Water Story by City of Watsonville

10:35 am • What is Seawater Intrusion by Soquel Creek Water District

10:40 am • Rain Harvesting by San Lorenzo Lumber & Home Centers

10:45 am • Community Water Plan by Soquel Creek Water District

10:50 am • Reducing Plastic Trash in Our Water by County of Santa Cruz

10:55 am • Think and Drink: Water Sustainability

11:00 am • Groundwater by San Lorenzo Valley Water District & Scotts Valley Water District

11:10 am • ​Landscape Transformation Workshop (Live Demo) by Ecology Action. Whether you are starting with a lawn, a “lawn,” bare soil, or a patch of weeds, this workshop will inspire you with practical information for how to start and complete your Monterey Bay-Friendly Landscape transformation project! We’ll cover site preparation with sheet mulching, templates for planting plans, converting your sprinkler system to drip irrigation, harvesting rainwater in the landscape, and rebates and grants available for your project.

1 pm • Exploring Our Water Footprints (Live Demo) by Eat for Earth. This will be an interactive workshop with group games, short video(s), presentation, and links to resources. 

2:15 pm • Water Neutral Gardens (Live Demo) by Love’s Garden. This workshop will feature short videos of various components of water neutral gardens, including greywater, rainwater harvesting, native plantings, and more. Live participants will have the opportunity to have their questions answered.


Event questions? 

Contact Becca from Soquel Creek Water District at beccar@soquelcreekwater.org