San Lorenzo Valley Water District Water Supply Master Plan
Created: 4/30/2009 -
This Water Supply Master Plan for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD or District), Santa Cruz County, California, achieves the following:
- Documents the District’s conjunctive use of diverted streamflow and pumped groundwater on a monthly basis for 1984-2008, where conjunctive is broadly defined as the optimized, sustainable use of multiple sources of water throughout annual and long-term climatic cycles.
- Evaluates the production potential of its available water resources as defined by climate, watershed hydrology, aquifer hydrogeology, water quality, water rights, and infrastructure (i.e., water collection, treatment, storage, and conveyance).
- Demonstrates alternatives for sustainably supplying monthly water demand projected for 2030 and a repeat of the 1984-2008 climatic cycle.
On the basis of this analysis, recommends:
- Implementation of an intertie between the northern and southern service areas.
- Exercising its entitlement to a portion of the yield of Loch Lomond reservoir.
- Technically supports subsequent District efforts regarding planning, environmental assessment, design, and project implementation.
Community / Local
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Conservation / Restoration