Sonoma County Water Agency

Sonoma County Water Agency

Our Mission:

The mission of Sonoma Water is to effectively manage the water resources in our care for the benefit of people and the environment through resource and environmental stewardship, technical innovation, and responsible fiscal management.


Vision Statement:

Sonoma Water is a regional leader in water resources management. Sonoma Water strives to look forward, beyond today's issues, to anticipate ways to advance its mission. Additionally, Sonoma Water continues to adapt its mission in response to changing opportunities, keeping Sonoma Water at the forefront of developments in the water industry.


Guiding Values:

Solutions and Innovation
We will focus on finding solutions to the water management challenges we face, whether it is in the day-to-day operation of our systems or the development of long-term programs to meet future needs. We will encourage innovation, creativity, and ingenuity, recognizing that the best solutions often have not been tried before.

People and Teamwork
We believe that Sonoma Water's most valuable asset is its people. We respect the diversity of our staff and promote teamwork and mutual respect among all sections of Sonoma Water. We also believe that a creative and empowered workplace can inspire staff to use their talents and commitment to fulfill Sonoma Water's mission.

Community Service
Sonoma Water strives to provide high-quality service to those who rely on our water supply, flood protection, and sanitation services. We also recognize that we are part of a larger community and believe that we should support the ideas of environmental stewardship and sustainability to improve the quality of life for both present and future generations.

Drawing upon the experience of our staff and the needs of our employees, our customers and our community, we will strive to make decisions in a sound and reasonable manner. We believe that our communication with others should be honest and sincere.