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Public Notice of Hearing & Report

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.


Multi-Dimensional Sustainable Groundwater Recharge in the Ojai Basin

Jordan Kear’s 6/29/17 Board Meeting Presentation


Groundwater Management Plan “Draft”

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


OBGMA’s Annual Report for Water Year 2015 – 2016

Click on the link above to view the OBGMA Annual Report for the water year 2015-2016


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

Depth to Water

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