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Hours of Operation 

Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No.1 Sign

Important Numbers:  

Customer Service: 805-688-6015 

Fax Number 805-688-3078

After Hours Emergencies: Call the customer service number above and you will be directed to our answering service who will dispatch our on-call staff. 


The District is located at 3622 Sagunto Street (next door to Mechanics Bank) in Santa Ynez.  Our Mailing address is: PO Box 157, Santa Ynez, CA,  93460.  We may be reached by phone at 805-688-6015 or email at


Business Hours:

  • Available by Phone - Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Notice:  Due to various concerns related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), until further notice our front office will remain closed during normal business hours.  This measure is being taken to help implement guidance issued by state and local health officials regarding social distancing, and to help ensure a safe working environment for the provision of safe and reliable water supplies.
  • Water bills may be paid by using the Drop Box at the front door (3622 Sagunto Street), via the District’s payment portal on our website (, or by telephone at (805) 688-6015.  Questions regarding any business matters may be directed to District staff via telephone at the number above.  You may also contact us via email at 


2021 Holidays - Office Closed

  • May 31, 2021 - President's Day
  • July 5, 2021 - Indpendence Day
  • September 6, 2021 - Labor Day
  • November 11, 2021 - Veteran's Day
  • November 25 and 26, 2021 - Thanksgiving
  • December 24 and 27, 2021 - Christmas
  • December 31, 2021 - New Year's Eve