The rainy season is soon upon us. Up to 200 milliion gallons could be sent to Soquel Creek this winter and spring, 20% of the district’s annual demand. Water for Santa Cruz County is resuming efforts to stimulate the transfer of water from Santa Cruz to Soquel Creek Water District. Soquel Creek has much work to complete the flushing of its water lines to be able to accept this water. Join Water Fpr Santa Cruz in urging Soquel Creek Water District to get ready to accept these water transfers.
Santa Cruz has the rights to take 13 Million gallons of water per day from the Felton Diversion Dam during the winter, up to 975 Million gallons per year.
Getting Ready for Water Transfers! Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District have signed a 5 year contract for Santa Cruz to transfer water to Soquel Creek at the rate of up to 200 million gallons during Winter and Spring. The Soquel Creek Water District is...read more
As summer winds down, we can look at the water consumption in Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek for 2016. There is officially “no drought” in Santa Cruz while Soquel Creek is in a stage 3 drought emergency caused by years of overdraft to the groundwater basin....read more
This is the Water flowing into the San Lorenzo river from the spillway at Loch Lomond Dam. Last winter, 488 Million Gallons flowed out to sea that could have been harvested and sent to SqCWD, This winter, over 700 Million gallons have already flowed out to sea....read more