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Camarillo Water Safe for Drinking & Washing

Camarillo Water Safe for Drinking & Washing

Camarillo, California – The City of Camarillo wants to assure the community that our water is both safe and reliable and we have provided answers to some commonly asked questions. Is my drinking water safe? Yes, the City’s water is safe to drink. The City’s water supply continues to meet all stringent state and federal […]

COMMUNITY | Commentary on VC Star’s Wendy Leung’s Article | “City of Oxnard to Host Ormond Beach Clean Up Project”

COMMUNITY | Commentary on VC Star’s Wendy Leung’s Article | “City of Oxnard to Host Ormond Beach Clean Up Project”

By Chistina Zubko Wendy Leung, a staff writer for the Ventura County Star, in her article, “City of Oxnard to Host Ormond Beach Clean Up Project” (January 7, 2020), informs readers about Saturday’s beach clean-up on the Ormond Beach island, off of Perkins Road. She describes what the clean-up will entail and why the Ormond Beach wetlands […]

Ormond Beach Lagoon: Public Pressure on Oxnard Key to Improving Water Quality and Restoring Habitat

Ormond Beach Lagoon: Public Pressure on Oxnard Key to Improving Water Quality and Restoring Habitat

    By Chistina Zubko Last summer, squatter encampments mushroomed across Oxnard’s Ormond Beach wetlands, increasing public concerns about the water quality in the lagoon–and for good reason.  According to the California Coastal Commission’s Coastal Act Policy 30240 (a), “environmentally sensitive habitat areas shall be protected against any significant disruption of habitat values.”  Many insisted […]

Completion of Piru Stormwater Capture for Groundwater Recharge Project to Improve Water Quality in Piru Creek

Completion of Piru Stormwater Capture for Groundwater Recharge Project to Improve Water Quality in Piru Creek

The Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Watershed Protection District (VCPWA WPD) and United Water Conservation District (UWCD) has completed construction on the Piru Stormwater Capture for Groundwater Recharge Project that will work to improve the quality of water in Piru Creek. The project, which has already started to capture storm water runoff with the ongoing […]

Oxnard Approves Harbor Water Problem Testing/Analysis & Planning; Finalizes New Controversial Committee System

Oxnard Approves Harbor Water Problem Testing/Analysis & Planning;  Finalizes New Controversial Committee System

By George Miller Agenda items  J-2&3- The Council finalized, but not without major public dissent, via the consent agenda, the “Sunshine ordinance” for added transparency and the new committee meeting approach approved with contention at the last meeting on October 23 (ref .10-23 meeting report below): Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% […]

Drinking Water and Water Resource Supplies Safe

Drinking Water and Water Resource Supplies Safe

Ventura, CA – A recent water quality report has determined that Ventura County’s drinking water and water resource supplies are not adversely affected by oil and gas production activities in the county. Water providers, or purveyors, throughout the County unanimously report that drinking water is safe and water supplies meet stringent water quality standards. The study […]

Councilman Perello’s Thoughts and Observations Regarding Last Thursday’s Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board Public Hearing on the Channel Islands Harbor Water Quality

Councilman Perello’s Thoughts and Observations Regarding Last Thursday’s Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board Public Hearing on the Channel Islands Harbor Water Quality

By Oxnard Councilman Bert Perello Editor’s note: Channel Islands Harbor is within Councilman Perello’s new Oxnard district-based voting area (District1)   From the Working Desk of Bert E. Perello City Councilman 300 West Third Street, 4th Floor Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 240-6194 E-mail: [email protected] Councilman Perello’s Thoughts and Observations Regarding Last Thursday’s Los Angeles Regional […]

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

By George Miller Actually, the city helped to cause this water quality problem in its headlong rush to stop NRG, without suficient regard to the many consequences of tax revenues, jobs, backup power, civic improvements and oh, yeah, harbor water circulation. We warned the Council, staff and residents repeatedly, to no avail. Now, Channel Islands […]

Advisory | Channel Islands Neighborhood Council – CINC- Sept 6th |Prep Meeting for LARWQB (Water Quality Issues)

Advisory | Channel Islands Neighborhood Council – CINC- Sept 6th  |Prep Meeting for LARWQB (Water Quality Issues)

Fellow Oxnard Residents, Friends, and Neighbors: On Thursday, September 13, 2018, there is an important opportunity for residents from ALL Oxnard neighborhoods who are concerned with water quality issues at the Channel Islands Harbor to join with me in speaking important public health, safety, and welfare truths to Lo Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board regulatory power regarding deep concerns we […]

Update: Channel Island Harbor Water Quality

Update: Channel Island Harbor Water Quality

OXNARD, Calif.-  The City of Oxnard Channel Islands Response Team is monitoring the dissolved oxygen concentrations (and other parameters) at multiple locations along the Channel Islands Harbor on a weekly basis. Additionally, on August 6, the City deployed an automated remote sensor in the upper canal between Westport and Seabridge (parallel to Adriatic Street), continually […]

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