In observance of Good Friday, District Offices will close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. District Offices will reopen on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
Areas scheduled to be flushed on April 17th and April 18th have been rescheduled for April 23rd.
Flushing removes sediment from pipelines to maintain water quality. Yellow to brown discoloration may occur from dislodged sediment. Cloudy to milky discoloration may occur from entrained air. Flushing may cause varying water pressure.
The next meeting of the Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors is Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Santa Margarita Community Room, located downstairs at 2 Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley, California.
As of the first billing period of 2019, water rates for Scotts Valley Water District customers have increased. The District’s Board of Directors approved the increase in December 2016, following a cost of service study and public process according to California’s Proposition 218.
Recent storms drive seasonal rainfall total
Thanks to recent storms, rainfall for the water year is approximately average for Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD).
The Scotts Valley Water District has updated our payment processing service. This change will ensure that security is maintained for all transactions. However, the change does require that all Autopay customers update their payment method.
Here’s how to do it:
Rainfall supports the health of groundwater, the District’s sole source of drinking water
The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) today announced rainfall for the water year is approximately average, thanks to recent storms.
As of January 31, SVWD weather station had registered about 21 inches of rain for the season and the weekend storm pushed that total to 24 inches. The average amount for the first four months of the water year (October through January) is 23 inches.
HOA saves thousands with turf removal
Fifteen years ago, Country Terrace Homeowners Association (HOA) was using 2 million gallons of water a year on outdoor irrigation in front of homes and in common areas.
The 29-home, privately operated HOA built in the early 1990s, had swaths of lush grass in front of houses, between driveways, and along fence lines.
Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. the Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors adopted Ordinance No. 167-18 amending the District Administrative Code and rescinding Ordinance No. 165-17 in its entirety.