SVWD NEWS

Changes in Water Rate Structure, Water Rates and Fees and Charges

A Special Meeting of the Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors was held on Monday, December 12, 2016 regarding Proposed Changes in Water Rate Structure, Water Rates and Fees and Charges.  The Board to the following actions:

Accepted the Water and Recycled Water Rate Study (click here) prepared by Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. as complete; and
Adopted Resolution No. 10-16 (click here) Setting Water Rates and Fees effective December 13, 2016; and
Adopted Ordinance No. 154-16 (click here) Rescinding Ordinance 155-11 and 158-12 and amending 119-96, 154-11 and 160-12; and
Approving the Rate Implementation Program (click here

Prop 218 Notice of Proposed Changes in Water Rate Structure, Water Rates, Fees and Charges (click here) Prop 218 Notice Amendment (click here

Scotts Valley Water District, San Lorenzo Valley Water District Completed Emergency Pipelines

NEW SYSTEM ALLOWS FOR WATER-SHARING IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

OCT. 4, 2016 SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) and San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) announced today they have completed the Regional Emergency Intertie Project, a joint effort between the two districts and the Mount Hermon Association, to allow the agencies to share water resources during emergencies.

Four interties were constructed:

Scotts Valley Water District and San Lorenzo Valley Water District South System
San Lorenzo Valley Water District South System and San Lorenzo Valley Water District North System
San Lorenzo Valley Water District and Mt. Hermon Association
San Lorenzo Valley Water District North System and San Lorenzo Valley Water District Felton System

The interties include pipeline and pump stations that are to be used on an emergency basis. Construction of the water system interties allows SLVWD and SVWD to share water resources in emergencies such as water main breaks and natural disasters like earthquakes, fires and landslides.