Water News

Board Development Workshop

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) is hosting a Board Development Workshop targeted to the board members of the local public agencies. The workshop “From Self Interest to Shared Interest” will support interdependent stakeholders in identifying a shared interest that all parties can begin to organize their choices, attitudes, and actions around.

Professional Audit Services

Scotts Valley Water District invites proposals from qualified firms of Certified Public Accountants for Professional Audit Service to the District's financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 and two subsequent fiscal years.

Requests for Proposals -  Professional Auditing Services
Department:      Finance
Category:          Professional Services (non-public works)
Opening Date:  03/07/19
Closing Date:    04/10/19 at 4:00 p.m.

Water Rate Update

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. 

Career Opportunity: Water Facilities Operator I/II

Join our team, we're hiring!

Position: Water Facilities Operator I/II (Open/Promotional)

Salary Range: Water Facilities Operator I $27.04 - $34.06 hourly;  Water Facilities Operator II $30.17 - $38.91 hourly

Open: February 19, 2019    Closes: March 7, 2019 4:00 p.m.

About the Position
Scotts Valley Water District is seeking qualified Water Facilities Operator I/II candidates to fill an existing full-time vacancy and to create an eligibility list for future vacancies.

February 9, 2019 Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Community Meeting

The Scotts Valley Water District Board is attending the Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Community Meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. at the Felton Community Hall 6191 Highway 9, Felton, California. 

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting. 

The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors will not take any action at this meeting.


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.