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Ventura activist questions vendor selection for Mound Basin Aquifier study

Ventura activist questions vendor selection for Mound Basin Aquifier study

  By Dan Cormode Re: 2017 08 07 Agenda Item 7 Mound Basin Storage & Recovery Study  Ventura Council:  Why was Bondy Groundwater Consulting selected for performing the Mound Basin Aquifer Storage and Recovery Study instead of Hopkins Groundwater Consulting since Hopkins Groundwater Consultants has been conducting studies of the Mound Groundwater Basin since 2009? 1.  Ventura Water […]

Ventura Water presents 95 Ways to Save, and Ventura-based arts non-profits can apply for 2017-18 Cultural Funding

Ventura Water presents 95 Ways to Save, and Ventura-based arts non-profits can apply for 2017-18 Cultural Funding

Ventura Water has partnered with 95.1 KBBY and 100.7 KHAY to deliver the message that saving water still matters. While most of California has been relieved of “drought status,” Ventura remains in a Stage 3 Water Shortage event.  Ventura residents have demonstrated extraordinary efforts in water conservation reducing consumption by over 20 percent in 2016. […]

Water expert challenges acceptance of report by Ventura Council

Water expert challenges acceptance of report by Ventura Council

By Joe Richardson From: (Joe Richardson) Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:18 PM To: council@ci.ventura.ca.us Subject: council meeting April 24, 2017 I wish to make sure that the council is aware of a serious discrepancy from the truth in statements to the council and in a direct answer to Council-woman Heitmann concerning the 2017 Comprehensive Water […]

Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest Announces Winners — Channel Islands National Park hosts Awards Ceremony in honor of World Water Day

Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest Announces Winners — Channel Islands National Park hosts Awards Ceremony in honor of World Water Day

Ventura Water announced the winners of its 5th Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival at a free community event at Channel Islands National Park Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center on March 22nd, in celebration of World Water Day. The top 10 water-focused finalist films were presented, followed by the winners of the Audience […]

Ventura’s water mess

Ventura’s water mess

By Joe Richardson, Daniel Cormode & Paul D. White   The 2016 city of Ventura’s “Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report” is not titled “Half-truths and Outright Misrepresentations,” but it should be. Without major, immediate changes, Ventura’s water shortages will be at a scary level within five years. It will force all growth to stop, and current residents won’t have adequate water to […]

Ventura Water Related Capital Improvement Project Completion Date Inconsistencies

Ventura Water Related Capital Improvement Project Completion Date Inconsistencies

By Daniel Cormode To Ventura Water Commission (cc: Council Members): To date, the Water Commission has not demonstrated proactive leadership in identifying the magnitude of sustainable available water supply under the current hydrogeological, climatic, environmental and political conditions facing Ventura Water nor identified a plan of actions and milestones to achieve a sustainable water supply. […]

Questionable Credibility of State Drought Monitoring Report for Ventura

Questionable Credibility of State Drought Monitoring Report for Ventura

The credibility of the Ventura Water State Drought Monitoring Report is questionable since Ventura Water has no individual records to support the reporting the monthly amount of water produced from each of the many sources such as Casitas, Foster Park of Groundwater Wells. Ventura Water’s response to my request  to inspect monthly records of production […]

Ventura Water Launches new tool to help homeowners keep their landscape

Ventura Water Launches new tool to help homeowners keep their landscape

Ventura Water customers have a valuable new water-saving tool to help minimize their potable (drinkable) water use; the Residential Recycled Water Mobile Reuse Program provides customers with high quality recycled (non-potable) water to use for landscape irrigation.  The recycled water is strictly monitored to ensure it meets quality standards for all non-potable uses, which makes […]

Take 1 Online Short Film Contest accepting submissions, hosted by Ventura Water and iThentic

Take 1 Online Short Film Contest accepting submissions, hosted by Ventura Water and iThentic

Ventura Water, in partnership with iThentic, announce the third annual Water: Take 1, an online short film contest aimed at raising awareness about growing local and global water challenges. Eligible submissions are recent short films under five minutes that address the topic of water in any genre, including documentary, drama, comedy, animation, sci-fi or experimental. […]