Threat Of Lake Closure Looms

By Daryl Kelley
Despite the concerns of dozens of fishermen, Casitas Municipal Water District directors pledged Wednesday to do everything possible to protect the Ojai Valley’s drinking water supply, leaving open the possibility of closing Lake Casitas altogether.
At a special meeting called to address the urgency of the threat of lake infestation by a damaging mussel, fishermen packed board chambers to vow cooperation, but also to warn Casitas directors of the economic consequences of closing one of the nation’s top bass

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