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Mission, Vision & Values


The mission of the district is to provide Silicon Valley safe, clean water for a healthy life, environment, and economy.


Santa Clara Valley Water District is nationally recognized as a leading water resources management agency.


  • We are entrusted to serve the public and are responsible for carrying out the District mission for the benefit of the community.
  • We are committed to providing excellent service to all customers.
  • All individuals are unique and important, and will be treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.
  • We take pride in our work and are accountable and trusted to carry out our responsibilities safely with honesty and integrity.
  • Initiative, leadership, personal development, and training are vital for us to continuously improve.
  • Open communication, cooperation, and teamwork are shared responsibilities and essential to the successful performance of our work.
  • We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which reflects and supports the diversity of our community and enriches our perspectives.
  • A balance between work and family is essential to the quality of our lives, and we will promote a family-friendly work environment.