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News Releases

 

December 27, 2016
Deadline Approaches for Fallow Land Incentive Program

 

December 23, 2016
Register Pajaronian Article: PV Water Appoints Interim General Manager

 

November 22, 2016
PV Water General Manager Announces Retirement

 

November 3, 2016
Register Pajaronian Article: PV Water Provides Basin Plan Update

 

November 1, 2016
College Lake Community Meeting a Success

 

September 26, 2016
Basin Management Plan Yields Results

 

August 10, 2016
Creating Incentives to Boost Groundwater Recharge

 

July 29, 2016
PVWMA Saves Rate Payers over $27 Million through Refinancing Bonds

 

July 14, 2016
Sacramento Bee Op-Ed Piece on Groundwater Availability by David Guitierrez, DWR

 

June 20, 2016
PVWMA Focused on Both Water Quality and Quantity

 

May 9, 2016
Governor Brown's Executive Order - Making Water Conservation a Way of California Life

 

May 2, 2016
PV Water and City of Watsonville host Dignitaries from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

April 25, 2016
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Santa Cruz County Water Experts Take Cue From Solar Industry

 

April 20, 2016
PV Water Launches Landmark Groundwater Rebate Program

 

April 11, 2016
Drought Tolerant Landscape Demonstration Project

 

March 25, 2016
SJ Mercury News: Groundwater Law, Winter Rain Trigger Flood of Aquifer-Recharge Experiments

 

January 20, 2016
Water Forum Highlights Collaborative Efforts for Water Management in Santa Cruz County

 

October 16, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: PV Water Drills New Monitoring Wells

 

October 3, 2015
Register Pajaronian Article: Project to Improve Water Delivery

 

October 1, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: New Infrastructure to Reduce Pajaro Valley Water Problems

 

September 25, 2015
Register Pajaronian Article: PVWMA Drilling Wells to Monitor Groundwater

 

September 23, 2015
Circle of Blue Article: Here Comes the Sea: The Struggle to Keep the Ocean out of California’s Coastal Aquifers

 

September 15, 2015
Circle of Blue Article: California Groundwater Law Tests State's Capacity to Oversee a Vital Resource

 

August 30, 2015
PVWMA to Become Groundwater Sustainability Agency

 

August 18, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Crop Report for 2014 Shows Steady Growth

 

August 15, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Pajaro Farmers Curb Water Use 19 Percent

 

August 5, 2015
Now Available: "The Official Water Conservation Guide for Santa Cruz County"

 

August 3, 2015
Mother Jones Article: California Water Use

 

July 24, 2015
Community Commitment for Groundwater

 

May 24, 2015
PV Water Board Adopts New Rates

 

May 17, 2015
PV Water Saves Ratepayers $3,500,000

 

April 30, 2015
2015 is Water Awareness Year

 

April 16, 2015
PV Water Refinances Debt and Saves Ratepayers $3.5 million

 

April 15, 2015
Big and Small Ways to Deal with the Drought - Appeared in Register Pajaronian

 

April 15, 2015
PV Water Holds Second Public Outreach Meeting

 

April 9, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: PV Water Plans Public Meeting on Proposed Rates

 

April 8, 2015
Sacramento Bee Article: Director of Dept. of Water Resources, Mark Cowin, on the Drought and Conservation

 

April 7, 2015
Governor Brown's Executive Order - Mandatory Conservation Fact Sheet, and Draft Regulatory Framework

 

April 6, 2015
PV Water to Hold Informational Breakfast Meeting on Rates

 

April 1, 2015
Governor Brown's Executive Order - Drought & Conservation

 

March 6, 2015
Scientific American Article: California Farmers Confront Ominous Groundwater Shortage

 

March 3, 2015
PV Water Drought Response Capital Projects

 

February 9, 2015
Director Cavanaugh Open Letter Regarding the Cost of Service Study

 

February 3, 2015
PV Water Board Honored

 

January 27, 2015
PV Water Board Adopts Service Charge Report

 

January 14, 2015
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Pajaro Valley Farmer Taps Water Saving Sprinklers

 

November 5, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Santa Cruz County Residents Among States Most Efficient Water Users

 

October 22, 2014
NPR Coverage of Pajaro Valley & California's Drought Survival Strategy (transcript) (audio - mp3)

 

October 22, 2014
KSMSTV Interview of PW Water Director Javier Zamora - Leyes para regular el suministro de agua (en Espanol)

 

October 15, 2014
Good Times Weekly Article: Dry Valley [Pajaro Valley Managed Aquifer Recharge]

 

September 25, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Pajaro Valley gets $10 Million for Water Projects

 

September 24, 2014
PV Water Leads Successful Effort in Securing $12.3 Million in Funding

 

September 22, 2014
PV Water Approves Proposal to Take Advantage of Special Financing

 

September 16, 2014
Governor Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation

 

August 25, 2014
PVWMA Considers Proposals to Save Hundreds of Thousands Annually

 

August 18, 2014
Revamped Regional Website WaterSavingTips.org to Help the Community Save 5 Million Gallons of Water a Year

 

August 6, 2014
Growing a Solution to California's Water Crisis

 

August 5, 2014
Water Agency Considers Drought Project Funding and Debt Reduction

 

July 15, 2014
City of Watsonville Wastewater Recycling Plant Tour

 

July 1, 2014
JUST RELEASED: Rural Residential Toolkit

 

April 21, 2014
Basin Management Plan Adopted

 

April 10, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Farm Conference Focuses on Water Conservation

 

March 20, 2014
Basin Management Plan EIR Delayed by Water Agency Board

 

March 19, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: PVWMA delays adoption of groundwater plan

 

March 3, 2014
Monterey Herald Article: In Monterey Bay area, automated crop care grows on farmers

 

February 25, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Santa Cruz City Council Declares Water Shortage

 

February 19, 2014
Governor, State Leaders Introduce $687 Million Emergency Drought Legislation

 

February 14, 2014
KION News Coverage: Pajaro Valley Hoping for Federal Funds for Drought Concerns

 

February 9, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: In Pajaro Valley water challenges go deeper than drought

 

January 17, 2014
Governor Brown Declares Drought State of Emergency

 

January 16, 2014
KSBW News Report: Pajaro Valley considers water restrictions

 

January 15, 2014
Register Pajaronian Article: In face of record low rainfall, water officials looking toward conservation

 

January 14, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: Lack of rain putting pressure on stressed Pajaro Valley groundwater supplies

 

January 14, 2014
Record-Bee Article on Water Waste

 

January 6, 2014
PVWMA Welcomes a New Director

 

December 17, 2013
PVWMA Celebrates a Record Year of Water Deliveries

 

October 28, 2013
Draft EIR Presented to Water Agency Board

 

October 24, 2013
PVWMA featured on KUSP Land Use Report with Gary Patton

 

October 17, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel Article on Court Appeals Upholding Agency Fees

 

October 16, 2013
Court of Appeal Upholds Agency Fees

 

September 26, 2013
Pajaro River watershed in line for $7.6 million state grant

 

September 22, 2013
Rebate to Encourage Graywater Use

 

September 20, 2013
A Silver Lining

 

September 19, 2013
The Future of Water Conservation

 

June 25, 2013
PVWMA Responds to Grand Jury Report

 

June 24, 2013
PVWMA Projects Critical to Coastal Agriculture

 

May 22, 2013
Agency Earns Four Million Dollar Grant

 

April 27, 2013
National Turn In Your Drugs Day

 

April 22, 2013
Local Farmer and Retired Fireman Appointed to Water Board

 

March 21, 2013
Recycle Water Tour Draws a Crowd

 

March 21, 2013
Director Cooley Resigns

 

March 20, 2013
Spring Newsletter

 

March 15, 2013
Salt & Nutrient Stakeholder Workshop

 

February 26, 2013
PVWMA Board Welcomes New Director

 

March 20, 2013
Director Osmer Resigns

 

November 9, 2012
2012 Basin Management Plan Update - Board Review Draft

 

August 15, 2012
Pajaro Valley Water Board Approves Plan

 

August 8, 2012
Pajaro Valley Water Board To Set Future Course

 

July 10, 2012
Salts, Nutrients and Groundwater

 

June 11, 2012
BMP Delivers Water Solutions

 

May 7, 2012
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency awarded a $4 million grant

 

April 12, 2012
Water agency seeks public input on redistricting

 

January 12, 2012
Second court back water agency fee collection

 

January 9, 2012
Court backs water agency in fee lawsuit

 

November 7, 2011
Water agency receives $387,493.40 to help fund local projects

 

November 5, 2011
Water agency receives $387,493.40 to help fund local projects

 

August 21, 2011
Eating lunch and chatting about water

 

August 3, 2011
More than $11 million paid

 

July 22, 2011
PVWMA to update basin management plan

 

June 28, 2011
Engineering expertise to support water plan

 

June 24, 2011
Persoff appointed to fill water agency vacancy

 

May 9, 2011
PVWMA to seek changes in a very public way