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Mission, Core Values, Vision and Goals


Scotts Valley Water District delivers a sustainable high quality water service in an environmentally responsible and financially sound manner.

Core Values

Scotts Valley Water District is:

  • Innovative
  • Efficient
  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Approachable


  • Scotts Valley Water District is a results-driven, data-oriented public agency that provides effective actions, superior customer service and visionary leadership. 

Strategic Goals

  1. Water Resource Management – SVWD meets the water supply needs of its customers by developing new, sustainable sources and maximizing the use of existing sources.
  2. Water System Integrity – SVWD provides continuous investment in its infrastructure and process improvements to ensure the efficiency of its operations.
  3. Financial Stewardship – SVWD manages its financial resources in a manner that ensures the reliability of its operations and provides the greatest value to its customers.
  4. Community Engagement – SVWD proactively creates opportunities for strategic alliances and mutually beneficial relationships with its customers and partners.
  5. Organizational Vitality – SVWD recruits and retains the highest quality employees and board members by offering a work environment in which they can thrive and succeed.