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Press Releases

Scotts Valley Water District Invites Community to Join Board Committees and Establishes First Ever Youth Board Member Positions

Apply now to serve as a Community Member Representative or be a Junior Associate Board Member!

(OCT. 17, 2019) SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) today announced that the District’s Board of Directors has created four new community advisory positions within the Board of Directors and its Committees. 

Scotts Valley Water District Prepares for Possible Public Safety Power Shutoffs

PG&E may turn off electricty when extreme fire danger conditions are forecasted
 

(SEPT. 17, 2019) SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) today announced the District has taken important steps to prepare for the possibility of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) by PG&E this fall.

RECENT STORMS DRIVE SEASONAL RAINFALL TOTAL TO NEAR-NORMAL

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.