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Thank you for your patience as we work toward a sustainable groundwater basin for all Pajaro Valley residents. Questions? Email or call 1 (831) 722-9292.

Week of 5/14/24

  • Construction on Highway 129/ Riverside Road is ongoing through Summer 2024 from Grove Street to just East of the Watsonville City Limits. 
    • Construction hours on Highway 129 are 9am-4pm and 6pm to 7am, night work does not occur on Friday or Saturdays.
    • Day work is occuring just east of City limits near Salsipuedes bridge, this will add 15 minutes to your travels, we recommend leaving early. 
    • Night construction will enter the Main Street and Riverside Rd intersection starting 5/15/24.  
    • Paving will be happening this week from Grove to Main Street on Riverside Rd and east of Watsonville City Limits. 
  • Thank you for your patience. 

To see and active map of county road closures click here

College Lake Project 

The College Lake Pipeline Project is constructing a 6-mile, 30-inch water main to transport treated water from the College Lake treatment facility to over 5,500 acres of farmland via the Coastal Distribution System, 22 miles of pipelines currently delivering supplemental water (including recycled water) to farms along the coast to preserve the groundwater resources of the Pajaro Valley.  The College Lake Project will also construct a Water Treatment Plant and Intake Facilities along Salsipuedes Creek and Holohan Road. 

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College Lake Construction 2023

  •  Interactive Map below: 
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