CMWD Delays Lake Closure Decision

By Daryl Kelley
Despite pleas to act quickly to stop a potential infestation of a destructive mussel, Casitas Municipal Water District put off Wednesday for at least a month any decision on closing Lake Casitas to outside boats to protect the Ojai Valley’s water supply.
Casitas staff members investigating how to combat an invasive mussel that has caused billions of dollars in damage in the Great Lakes area, and has now reached Southern California, said it would take at least until Feb. 20 to present to the board a well-researched set of

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