Latest News

OBGMA Submits initial Basin Modification

February 5, 2016: OBGMA submits Initial Basin Modification Request to the Department of Water Resources.


OBGMA Participates in Ojai Day 2015

October 2015: OBGMA enjoyed sharing information with the community at Ojai Day.


Thanks for Conserving!!

July 2015: OBGMA board says “Thank You!” to well owners for conserving.


Our Mission: preserve the quantity and quality of groundwater in the Ojai Basin
in order to protect and maintain the long-term water supply
for the common benefit of the water users in the basin.

About Us

The Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency was created in 1991 in the fifth year of a drought amidst concerns of local water agencies, water users, and well owners about potential overdraft of the Ojai Groundwater Basin. Read More

The Ojai Basin

The Ojai Groundwater Basin is located in the Ventura River watershed in Ventura County. The basin lies under the City of Ojai and the Ojai Valley’s East End. It is a crucial source of municipal and agricultural water, serving area citrus and avocado growers. Read More

Water Levels

Groundwater levels in the Ojai Basin are monitored regularly by both the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District. Read More