Latest News

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

 

OBGMA Response Letter to DWR on Public Comments on Alternative Demonstration

Click on the link above to view the OBGMA Submittal Letter to the Department of Water Resources in Response to the Alternative Demonstration Public Comments.

 

Public Notice of Hearing

The OBGMA will hold a Public Hearing regarding water well extraction fees at it’s regular board meeting April 27, 2017. 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.

 

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

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