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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Cannabis Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting and New FAQs - 6/3/21

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You may now register for the Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting.  The information in this update has been posted to the City's Cannabis FAQs. 

When is the application period and the Orientation Kick Off?

 The Application Per...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

1 New Cannabis Application FAQ Posted - 6/1/21

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The FAQ below is posted to the City’s website - see FAQ titled "What are the fees and details for submitting applications?".   To see the full list of all FAQs, click here.

May I submit more than one applicati...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

3 New Cannabis Application FAQs Posted - 5/27/21

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The 3 FAQs below were posted to the City’s website today on 5/27/21.  To see the full list of all FAQs, go to: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?TID=77

May I submit more than one application?

Applicants possessing ownership interest of five...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Application Period and Orientation Postponed

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APPLICATION PERIOD AND ORIENTATION POSTPONED

This is an important notice that the City of Ventura will delay the opening of Application Period 1 for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits until Monday, June 28.  The new 45-day Application Period 1 w...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

No Commercial Cannabis Businesses in Coastal Zone for Application Period 1

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The City will open two application periods for commercial cannabis businesses in the first year of the program.  

  • The first application period will only allow businesses in the non-Coastal Zone. During the first period, up to 3 retail and 10 indus...
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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices

The purpose of this courtesy notice is to inform residents about the proposal early in the review process. Staff highly encourage residents to share their perspective as early in the process as possible, because that will allow residents potential issues ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Excessive Heat Warning

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Monday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 16, temperatures may reach up 100 degrees in some areas. Please prepare and check on loved ones.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Don’t Spark a Wildfire this Fourth of July

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It is illegal to posses, store, sell, use, or handle fireworks in the City of Ventura.

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ventura City Firefighters and Ventura Police Officers Work Together to Save a Life

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The Ventura City Fire Department and Ventura Police Department honored the lifesaving work of three firefighter-paramedics and three police officers on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The 41-year-old Ventura patient and his family were reunited at a special ceremo...
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Posted on: December 7, 2020

VC Emergency

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Stay informed during any emergency by visiting vcemergency.com. Information is available in English and Spanish. During an active emergency, call the hotline at (805) 465-6650.

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Ready, Set, Go!

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Download an emergency preparedness guide for any emergency, including fires, earthquakes, and floods.

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Register for VC Alert

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Register to receive emergency notifications sent to your phone or email, text “VC ALERT” to 313131 and follow the instructions to enroll. To sign-up online, click here.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Special Event Applications

Special Event Applications Accepted June15

Beginning June 15, applications for block parties, free speech events, parades, processions, athletic and sporting events, walk-a-thons, and festivals will be accepted digitally.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Excessive Heat Warning

Excessive Heat Warning

Monday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 16, temperatures may reach up 100 degrees in some areas. Please prepare and check on loved ones.

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Register for the Community Cleanup & Recycling Day on June 26!

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The City of Ventura's Division of Environmental Sustainability is hosting a Community Cleanup & Recycling Day on Saturday, June 26. The following types of items are accepted: appliances, furniture, metal, tires (limit 4 per household), yard w...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Ventura Moves Into State's Yellow Tier for Reopening

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The State has approved the County of Ventura to move to the less restrictive yellow tier, which allows more business sectors to open with modifications

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Ventura City Council approves water and wastewater rates adjustments

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On Monday, May 17, 2021, at the Public Hearing for Water and Wastewater Rate
Adjustments, Ventura City Council unanimously approved five-year water and wastewater rate adjustments.

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Learn about Housing in the City and how it relates to our General Plan

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Tuesday, June 15 - Housing 

Join us for a virtual GPAC/public educational forum on housing on Tuesday, June 15 at 6:00 pm. Veronica Tam, of Veronica Tam + Associates, will provide an overview of the State's Housing Element requirements an...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

The Summer Parks & Recreation Activity Guide is here

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Summer is calling! The Virtual Parks & Recreation Activity Guide has been published. Summer registration opens May 18! We've got something for everyone, come join the fun!

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Construction has Begun on the City's First Fully Inclusive Play Area

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The City of Ventura has begun construction on its first fully inclusive play area for children of all abilities.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Ban Food and Beverage Containers

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Effective July 1, 2021, the City of Ventura will prohibit the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) containers used by food and beverage providers. In November 2020, the Council passsed an ordinance banning EPS food and beverage containers within the city.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Sign-up for the bi-weekly MyVentura Newsletter

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Check out the most recent release and sign up today!

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Ventura County Law Enforcement Leaders Stand Together Against Hate

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In this video, Chief Darin Schindler, Chair for the Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (VCLECC), joins law enforcement leaders in the County of Ventura in sharing a special message standing up against hate & violence in our communities.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Main Street Moves Extended to 2022

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At its meeting on February 8, 2021, the Ventura City Council approved to extend Downtown Ventura's Main Street Moves permit through January 2022. Click here to view the City Council Meeting agenda.

We hope the community will continue to enjoy shop...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Join our 2021 Virtual Gardening Series!

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The City of Ventura's 2021 Virtual Gardening Series schedule is now available. This series is hosted by Ventura Water and the Division of Environmental Sustainability. Topics range from water conservation and native plants to composting and holistic garde...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Enjoy a “Safe and Sane” Fourth of July

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It is illegal to posses, store, sell, use, or handle fireworks in the City of Ventura.

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

National Safety Month

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Learn more about crime prevention techniques and protect yourself and your property!

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

New Emergency Alerting System Outfitted on Ventura Police Cars to Aid in Evacuation Orders

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The Ventura Police Department’s patrol vehicles are now equipped with new Hi-Lo sirens, a different sound than traditional sirens, used to alert residents to evacuate. 

The new warning system will be used when VPD has issued an evacuatio...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ventura City Firefighters and Ventura Police Officers Work Together to Save a Life

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The Ventura City Fire Department and Ventura Police Department honored the lifesaving work of three firefighter-paramedics and three police officers on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The 41-year-old Ventura patient and his family were reunited at a special ceremo...
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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Ventura County Law Enforcement Leaders Stand Together Against Hate

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In this video, Chief Darin Schindler, Chair for the Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (VCLECC), joins law enforcement leaders in the County of Ventura in sharing a special message standing up against hate & violence in our communities.

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Use of Force Policies

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“The Ventura Police Department is committed to the protection of life and property by providing the highest quality service through community involvement and problem solving.” - VPD Mission StatementWe’ve received many questi...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Oxnard Plain Aquifer Monitoring Well

Project Description

Construct  monitoring wells clustered into one column up to 625 feet below surface; to obtain an undisturbed core sample and construct permanent monitoring wells with varying depths.. The core samples are necessary for determin...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Wastewater Plant Aeration Blowers

Project Description

Replace the existing aeration blowers system with a new building, install new energy-efficient blowers and instrumentation to be fully automated control system with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.

Project Status 

Accept...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Police/Fire Headquarters Chiller Replacement Project

Project Description

Project consists of the demolition, disposal, and replacement of a chiller and appurtenant work as shown on the plans with Drawing No. 2020-D-033a. The Engineer's Estimate of cost is $228,008.

Project Status 

ACCEPTING B...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Street Resurfacing - Telephone, Saratoga to Victoria

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Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Saratoga Avenue to Victoria Avenue. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs,
manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, as well as rep...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Waterline Replacement - Pierpont Lanes Devon & Weymouth

Project Description

This project will provide piping loops, potentially at the at the end of the Pierpont Lanes between Weymouth and Greenock Lanes, and eliminate dead-end
lines that create water quality issues. These piping loops will replace existing da...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Pierpont Stormwater Lift Stations

Project Description

The Pierpont area stormwater drainage system relies on two key lift stations located on Weymouth and Dover Lanes.  Each station consists of three pumps capable of pumping stormwater at a rate of 8,000 gallons per minute, a smal...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Midtown Commons Parking Lot Improvements

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FUNDED BY MEASURE O. The Midtown Commons Parking Lot Improvements Project consists of beautifying the existing Commons Parking Lot between Katherine Drive and Hartman Drive, South of Main Street by adding raised curbed islands, permeabl...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Sewerline Replacement - Eastman Ave

Project Description

Recommend replacement of approximately 6,200 linear feet of pipe in Telephone Road, Valentine Road, Eastman Avenue, and Ortega Street, between
Route 101 and Palma Drive. This project includes the replacement of sewer pipes ranging in d...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Harbor Force Main - San Pedro To Figueroa

Project Description

This project consists of installing approximately 13,000 LF of 20-inch dual parallel force main along Harbor Boulevard from Figueroa Street to near
Seaward Avenue. The design and construction of this project will be coordinated with Pr...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 2 - Phase II

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #2). The cost estimate assumes the well will be located at or in the vicinity of the
Ventura Government Center and will require approximately 2,000 linear feet of 16&q...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Aeration Blowers

Project Description

Replace the existing aeration blowers system with a new building, install new energy-efficient blowers and instrumentation to be fully automated control
system with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.

Project Status 

Curre...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Maintenance Storage Building

Project Description

This project will increase security, minimize corrosion and increase operational efficiencies by consolidating equipment at the Wastewater Plant. This
project will include a new 75ft x 160ft x 26ft high prefabricated metal building to ...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Ventura River Trail - Sheridan Way Bike Path Link

Project Description

This project will provide a Class I bike path to connect into the Ventura River Trail Bike Path. This short piece of Class I bike path will connect the Sheridan
Way School area to the Ventura River Trail. This will provide better acces...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Street Resurfacing - Telephone, Saratoga To Victoria Ave

Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Saratoga Avenue to Victoria Avenue. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs,
manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, as well as rep...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Community Park 2nd Entrance - Ramelli And Telephone

Project Description

This project is to create a new Community Park entrance at Ramelli Avenue and Telephone Road. This project also includes storm drain improvements, a
new parking lot, parking lot striping, lighting, and minimal landscaping in parking lo...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Thomas Fire - Arroyo Verde Playground Rebuild

Project Description

This project is to rebuild the Arroyo Verde Playground that was damaged during the Thomas Fire. The playground will be rebuilt and will include
components to encourage play and learning for children of all abilities. The playground wil...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Emergency Generators - Saticoy Country Club

Project Description

Purchase and install stationary generators at the following locations: Saticoy Country Club Well No. 3 and Saticoy Country Club Booster Pump Station
(BPS).

Project Status 

Currently in Design

Estimated Schedule

TBD

Contractor

TBD

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Emergency Generators - Various Sites

Project Description

This project consists of construction of concrete pads, retaining wall, site improvements, installation of generator and automatic transfer switch, electrical modifications, connections, controls and related equipment to make the genera...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Barranca Vista Center Shade Structure (Demo)

Project Description

The scope of work for this project includes the demolition of the existing trellis, disposal, repairs to the building at trellis attachments, concrete walkway repairs (from footings demolition), repair/replacement of three columns at th...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

HWY 126 Bike Path Closure

Project Description

This project will build a missing bike path link adjacent to the Imperial Mobile Home Park and Hwy. 126. It may include the construction of a sound wall.

Project Status 

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 2 - Phase I

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #2). The cost estimate assumes the well will be located at or in the vicinity of the Ventura Government Center and will require approximately 2,000 linear feet of 16&qu...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Site Security Enhancements

Project Description

Design and construct security enhancements for the wastewater plant to include security cameras, facility door alarm sensors, and fence for the perimeter of the facility, including the wildlife ponds and along Harbor Boulevard. The fenc...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 3 - Phase III

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #3) to have a capacity of approximately 2,500 to 3,000 gallons per minute located at the east end of Inez St. The well and a new transmission line will tie into an exis...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Digester Improvement

Project Description

Replacement of two boilers, the three heat exchangers, digester gas mixing system on top of the digesters, and hot water recirculation system inside digester equipment building. Includes electrical and instrumentation improvements, and ...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Telephone Road Resurfacing

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FUNDED BY SB1. This project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Victoria Avenue to Kimball Road. The project includes cold milling, pavement and concrete sidewalk repairs, manhole and valve adjustments to grade, installing stree...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

SoCalGas Compressor Site

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The City of Ventura thanks its residents for engaging with the City Council to urge the Public Utilities Commission, the State Department of Toxic Substances Control, and other state agencies to make a full and complete review of the environmental, health...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Water Shortage Update

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On May 24, 2021, the City of Ventura City Council received the Annual Comprehensive Water Resources Report and a Water Shortage Event Update

Each year, Ventura Water assesses the City’s water supply sources – Lake Casitas, Ventura River...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Ventura City Council approves water and wastewater rates adjustments

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On Monday, May 17, 2021, at the Public Hearing for Water and Wastewater Rate
Adjustments, Ventura City Council unanimously approved five-year water and wastewater rate adjustments.

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Consumer Confidence Report

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Ventura Water is pleased to present our 2021 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. This annual water quality report provides a snap shot of where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standa...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

City of Ventura names VenturaWaterPure program director

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Ventura City Manager Alex D. McIntyre is pleased to announce the hiring of Linda Sumansky as the new VenturaWaterPure Program Director, following a competitive nationwide recruitment. She join...

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Ventura Water Pure
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Ventura City Council approves water and wastewater rates adjustments

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On Monday, May 17, 2021, at the Public Hearing for Water and Wastewater Rate
Adjustments, Ventura City Council unanimously approved five-year water and wastewater rate adjustments.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

VenturaWaterPure is selected to apply for Loan Program

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January 12, 2021- This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Ventura’s potable reuse project, VenturaWaterPure, is among the 55 projects across 20 states invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance...

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