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The New Era of Sustainability Groundwater Management Act Begins with Problems on the Horizon

The New Era of Sustainability Groundwater Management Act Begins with Problems on the Horizon

    By Darin DuPont As the year comes to an end, the beginning of 2020 will bring a multitude of issues and policies to the next legislative session. Groundwater will be one of those issues, as the Sustainability Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) has a deadline of January 31, 2020 for Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSP) […]

Attention Property Owners in Moorpark: Groundwater Lawsuit Explained

Attention Property Owners in Moorpark:  Groundwater Lawsuit Explained

You may have recently received a Notice in the mail with court papers sent by an entity called JND Legal Administration regarding the existence of a lawsuit entitled Las Posas Valley Water Rights Coalition (and others) versus Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (and others).  You received this Notice because you are a property owner in […]

CFROG Blatantly Misrepresents USGS Findings in Oxnard

CFROG Blatantly Misrepresents USGS Findings in Oxnard

Last week, activists posted “Breaking News!” regarding “evidence of groundwater well contamination by oil operations” in the Oxnard Oil Field. Citing a “landmark study” completed by experts with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the activists with Citizens for Responsible Oil and Gas (CFROG) claimed thermogenic gases had contaminated nearby water wells, and oil operations […]

Farmers thought they had 20 years to use groundwater as they wished — maybe not anymore

Farmers thought they had 20 years to use groundwater as they wished — maybe not anymore

BY DALE KASLER [email protected] California farmers are laboring under a daunting edict: They must stop over-pumping groundwater from beneath their ranches. The saving grace is that state law gives them more than 20 years to do it. Now, however, a landmark court ruling could force many farmers to curb their groundwater consumption much sooner than that, landing like […]

Lunch with County Exec Powers: Gas tax uses, ban on contracting services, groundwater

Lunch with County Exec Powers: Gas tax uses, ban on contracting services, groundwater

Event Announcement Ventura County Mike Powers will speak at a July 27 luncheon sponsored by the Ventura County Taxpayers Association. Speech topics will be: CA SB-1 Gas tax uses, a de facto ban on contracting services, and Fox Canyon and the implementation of groundwater   RESERVATIONS: https://www.vcta.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Lunch-July-2017-Powers-w-sponsors-2.pdf Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing –DONATE […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Three

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Three

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture County Supervisor Steve Bennett County Supervisor Steve Bennett has been active in environmental concerns in the county, particularly with the SOAR (Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources) initiative According to Bennett, the county has been very active in supporting rain barrels and hosting discounted barrel […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Two

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Two

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture West County Most of the western county’s water supply comes from the watershed of the Ventura river and is stored in Lake Casitas. Casitas, like other local reservoirs, has suffered greatly from the drought. In the City of Ventura, Tully Clifford, the Public Works Director […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part One

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part One

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture The Question Tell me if you’ve ever wondered about this question: Now that the rains have returned, why don’t we work harder to capture some of this water that we see rushing down rivers and creeks and out to the ocean? It’s a good question […]

Water Scarce to Recharge Groundwater Basins

Water Scarce to Recharge Groundwater Basins

New Report Shows Recent storms underscore the need for more innovation and investment  A first-of-its-kind analysis of California’s water resources shows that bringing local groundwater basins into sustainable balance — as state law demands – will require investments and innovations in integrated water management including conservation, storm water capture, recycling, desalination, water transfers, diversion, conveyance […]

Fox Canyon GMA Workshop Notice – November 15, 2016

Fox Canyon GMA Workshop Notice – November 15, 2016
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