Latest News

Thanks for Conserving!!

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


More Well Data Loggers to be Installed

June 2015: OBGMA board approves purchase of four more data loggers.


New Meter Testing Requirements

May 2015: OBGMA board adopts ordinance requiring flowmeter testing and calibration.


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