On July 1, 2016 the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency was notified by the Department of Water Resources that it’s request for Modification of the boundaries of the Ojai Basin was approved. Click to read full story and view maps.
Please click to see the June 30, 2016 Basin Update Report
March 2016: The Department of Water Resources holds Groundwater Sustainability Workshops.
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.
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