New Administrative Code
In our continuing effort to inform our customers of the rules and regulations governing our agency, the Board of Directors has adopted the Scotts Valley Water District Administrative Code.
The Administrative Code prescribes the rules and regulations applicable to the functions of the District. It organizes and replaces the Rates, Rules and Regulations that were adopted in 1996 and revised 40 times over the last 20 years and included unnecessary and outdated information.
Click here to view the Scotts Valley Water District Adminstrative Code
Scotts Valley Water District is prepared for winter storms and we want you to be as well. Taking the following actions will put you in the best position to help yourself, your family and community during any water or other emergencies:
Stay connected with the Water District through Facebook and our website.
Call to make sure we have all of your current contact information and post the Water District phone number of 438-2363, along with other emergency numbers, at home and work.
Report any leaks or water waste that you see by calling us at 438-2363 or reporting non-urgent leaks on our website.
The City of Scotts Valley Public Works Department maintains roads and storm drains. If needed, contact them at 438-5854.
Call the Scotts Valley Police Department at 440-5670 for after-hours water emergencies (weekends and before 8am and after 5pm on weekdays). They will dispatch our on-call crew as...
The District has recently certified it's first Scotts Valley Monterey Bay Friendly Landscapes! This voluntary rating system applies to new construction or renovations, providing property owners and professionals with a regionally consistent framework for creating healthy, environmentally sound landscapes. Certified landscape owners meeting Monterey Bay Friendly standards are provided public recognition, educational signage and life-long discounts at over 20 local nurseries, irrigation suppliers and related businesses.
Some of the landscape criteria include:
- Use of mulch and compost in planting beds
- Natural pruning and spacing of plants
- Growing drought tolerant plants
- Reducing lawn to no more than 25% of the landscape
- Using low-volume irrigation and preventing irrigation run-off
See http://green-gardener.org/portfolio/landscape_certification/# for the full criteria and contact us at email@example.com if you would like to participate. We are happy to come by at no charge to evaluate your property- sometimes only a few adjustments can make your home or business bay friendly.