Due to the Thomas Fire, the OBGMA will be rescheduling the 12/14/17 Board Meeting
The OBGMA will hold a Public Hearing on October 26, 2017 regarding a proposed establishment of an annual fixed wellhead fee. Click on the link above to view the Public Notice of Hearing Posting and a copy of the report and estimated 5-year cost analysis.
Jordan Kear’s 6/29/17 Board Meeting Presentation
Click on the link above to view the Groundwater Management Plan “Draft”. This is a working draft document subject to review. The Groundwater Management Plan will be finalized at the June 2017 Board Meeting
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