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 9/26/23

  • Open trenching for pipeline construction is heading west on College Road from Lakeview Road weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm through October 13th. The County of Santa Cruz has approved closing College Road to non-local during construction for public and construction safety. The detour for non-residents will be Highway 129 and Carlton, Casserly, East Lake and Holohan roads, thank you for your patience. 
  • Pipeline construction also is happening near Lakeside Rd in farm fields and private property.
  • Pothole survey work continues on Riverside Drive/Highway 129 from Salsipuedes Bridge to Sakata Lane from 9am - 4pm.
  • Boring could begin under Highway 1 by middle of October, this will not impact Highway 1 traffic. 

To see and active map of county road closures click here

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College Lake Project 

The College Lake Pipeline Project is construct 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. 


College Lake Construction 2023

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Contact PV Water

Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

36 Brennan St.
Watsonville, CA 95076

1 (831) 722-9292

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