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Ventura County Public Works Agency Appoints New Director Of Roads & Transportation

Ventura County Public Works Agency Appoints New Director Of Roads & Transportation

(VENTURA COUNTY) – Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) has named retired U.S. Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps’ Chris Kurgan, to the position of Director of Roads & Transportation. In his new role Chris will oversee the building, operating, and maintaining of the public’s billion-dollar investment in the county road system. He will also be responsible for the public transit needs for […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection Seeks to Alleviate Flooding with tšumaš Creek Improvements

Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection Seeks to Alleviate Flooding with tšumaš Creek Improvements

Work will extend from Hueneme Road to Jane Drive. The contractor will begin mobilizing and construction will commence the Monday after New Year’s Day.  Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP) is working to reduce potential flood risk from Hueneme Road to Jane Drive with the tšumaš Creek improvement project. The project, which is scheduled […]

Community asked for Feedback on the Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project (MDERP) Subsequent EIR

Community asked for Feedback on the Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project (MDERP) Subsequent EIR

The Ventura County Public Works Agency – Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP) is preparing the Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR), and they are soliciting community input. Studies to remove Matilija Dam began in 1998 after the southern steelhead trout was listed as endangered. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Ventura […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency – Watershed Protection Asks for Community’s Input | Upcoming Project to Benefit Flood Zone Residents

Ventura County Public Works Agency – Watershed Protection Asks for Community’s Input | Upcoming Project to Benefit Flood Zone Residents

Ventura County Public Works Agency – Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP) is soliciting input on the Ventura River (VR-1) Levee Rehabilitation Project’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The project is essential to the protection of those residents, businesses, and other resources that without the VR-1 Levee would be located within the one percent annual chance (also known as […]

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – Acres of land and vegetation now compromised by the Thomas Fires will have a recovery team consisting of Federal, State, Ventura County and City departments. The team is on high alert as these regions are extremely susceptible to debris flows and flooding.   From early modeling already done by the Ventura County […]