Scotts Valley Water District Opens Recycled Water Fill Station for City Residents

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DISTRICT OFFERS UP TO 250 GALLONS PER DAY FOR LANDSCAPING USE FREE OF CHARGE, STARTING AUGUST 26

WHEN AND WHERE:

Wednesday, Aug. 26
Opening at 3 p.m.
Recycled Water Fill Station
(Behind Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley)

INITIAL HOURS:

3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays

WHY IT’S IMPORTANT:

  • Scotts Valley Water District, a regional leader in the distribution of recycled water, will provide free recycled water up to 250 gallons per day to Scotts Valley residents.
  • The Recycled Water Fill Station is believed to be the first of its kind in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties.
  • The use of recycled water reduces the impacts of the drought by irrigating landscaping and gardens.

     

    WHAT IS RECYCLED WATER?

    Recycled water is wastewater treated through multiple processes to a tertiary level that meets California Department of Public Health quality and safety standards. Since 2002, the District has delivered about 530 million gallons of recycled water to customers, an amount equivalent to about a year’s worth of water used by the entire system, which serves 4,000 accounts.

    For more information about recycled water use within the District, visit http://svwd.org/your-water/recycled-water.

About Scotts Valley Water District

Scotts Valley Water District is a public agency providing water service over six square miles including most of the City of Scotts Valley and a portion of the unincorporated areas north of the city limits.

The community of Scotts Valley places a high value on livability, innovation and planning for the future. Scotts Valley Water District is proud to play a vital role in supporting those efforts by providing a reliable, sustainable, high-quality water supply.

Through partnership with our community, strategic investment in resources and pursuit of new ideas, Scotts Valley Water District is redefining its historic role in order to meet future challenges and turn them into opportunities. Learn more about Scotts Valley Water District at www.svwd.org or www.facebook.com/svwater.

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