Scotts Valley Stormwater Infiltration Projects

Scotts Valley Transit Center LID Retrofit Project

IMG 3070Location: Scotts Valley, CA

Project Description: Improvements to the Scotts Valley Transit Center are proposed to reduce stormwater volumes, improve water quality (through reduction of nutrients, pathogens and sediment) and recharge groundwater- the sole source of drinking water for the Scotts Valley area. The projects is located off Mt. Hermon Road in Scotts Valley, within the Carbonero & Bean Creek/San Lorenzo River Watershed and the Santa Margarita Groundwater Basin. This is a primary recharge area that no longer infiltrate rainwater due to the addition of impervious surfaces such as parking lots. As much as 50% of groundwater recharge areas have been lost to development. This project, along with the completed Woodside project, will support aquifer recovery by capturing stormwater for infiltration.

Planned LID retrofit strategies include infiltration basins, pervious pavement, vegetated swales, bio-retention and/or tree box filters that retain and infiltrate stormwater currently being diverted away from the groundwater basin through the storm drain system.

Project Manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Scotts Valley Water District

Designs: Proposal developed by Kennedy-Jenks (download designs).

Installation: Anderson Pacific. Completed February 2017.

Funding: Proposition 84 Stormwater Grant funds and in-kind match from Scotts Valley Water District.

Permits: TBD

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