County Supervisors halt drilling of new water wells in Ventura River Watershed

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
In a four-to-one vote Tuesday, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors passed a moratorium on drilling new water wells in four major watersheds in the county: Ventura, Santa Clara, Cuyama and Calleguas. Most of the Ojai Valley is considered to be part of the Ventura River Watershed, including Upper Ojai, although some portions of Upper Ojai are within the Santa Clara River Watershed.

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