OBGMA Participates in Ojai Day 2015

October 17, 2015: OBGMA staff and several board members attended Ojai Day and answered questions from the public about the Agency, it’s mission, the groundwater basin, drought issues and other topics.  It was a great venue for keeping connected with the...

Thanks for Conserving!!

Due to conservation efforts by well owners in the Ojai Basin, water levels have not declined as rapidly as in prior years, which has resulted in a reasonable sustained draw from the basin during these drought times. On July 13, 2015, the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA) sent a letter to well owners thanking them for all they have done to reduce water demand. THANK YOU!! Thank You Letter 7...

More Well Data Loggers to be Installed

At the June 25, 2015 meeting of the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA), the board approved the purchase of four additional well data loggers to expand the groundwater monitoring network in the Ojai Basin. The new data loggers will automatically record the temperature, water level, and conductivity of groundwater in the four wells. Currently, there are 10 data loggers at six locations (some wells have loggers at multiple depths); these existing loggers monitor water level and temperature...

New Meter Testing Requirements

At the May 28, 2015 meeting of the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA), the board adopted Ordinance 10, which establishes the requirement for well owners within OBGMA’s boundaries to test, calibrate, recalibrate, repair, replace and report the accuracy results of flowmeters and associated facilities to the OBGMA. OBGMA Ordinance No....

Changes to Extraction Charges

At the May 28, 2015 meeting of the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency, the board adopted Ordinance 9, which supersedes Ordinance 4, and outlines changes in levying groundwater extraction charges. OBGMA Ordinance No....