Water district facing $440,000 tab to buy from Casitas; customer bills likely to increase

May 9, 2013
Angelique LaCour, OVN correspondent

The Ventura River County Water District (VRCWD) discussed drought preparations for 2013 at its board of directors meeting Wednesday. VRCWD is trying to keep customer costs down by buying as little water as possible from Lake Casitas; but, because of below average rainfall, it will have to do so to supplement the low water level in the area’s groundwater aquifers.

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