Water buyout effort flowing ahead

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter
The Casitas Municipal Water District’s (CMWD) plan to acquire Golden State Water Company’s (GSWC) Ojai service area could move another inch toward fruition Wednesday. The CMWD board of directors will discuss contracting with a Ventura-based consultant to perform an appraisal of the system.
“It’s starting into the next step,” said Steve Wickstrum, CMWD general manager. “We’ll get this part going and see where we come out.”

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