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Ventura County, Palmdale water districts team up

By   /  Friday, January 21st, 2022  /  Government, Latest news, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura County, Palmdale water districts team up

As the need for water increases in drought-battered California, one water district in the region is looking at pooling resources as the best strategy to meet those needs. The United Water Conservation District, which oversees groundwater and other water resources in western Ventura County, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Palmdale Water District Read More →

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Our view: State needs to be smarter about water infrastructure

By   /  Friday, February 17th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: State needs to be smarter about water infrastructure

The dam was declared totally safe. The collapse was totally unexpected. This month’s emergency evacuation of 200,000 people below the troubled spillways at the Oroville Dam in Northern California recalled memories of a disaster right in our backyard. On March 2, 1928, as many as 600 people, many of them residents of Ventura County, died Read More →

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Ventura County water agencies flooded with regulations

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Ventura County water agencies flooded with regulations

Henry Dubroff

Recharging West Ventura County’s depleted groundwater supplies is not as simple as collecting the deluge of rainwater flowing through the Santa Clara River. New federal restrictions designed to protect the endangered steelhead trout are making it much harder for agencies like United Water Conservation District to divert the river’s flow for cities and farmers. “This Read More →