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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Ventura River Fish Passage Improvements

Ventura River Fish Passage Improvements

As part of the City’s ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship in the Ventura River Watershed, phase one of the fish passage improvements at the Foster Park sub-surface dam is set to commence.

The contractor, Peter Lapidus Construction, is expected to begin the project on September 14, 2022, and is anticipated to complete phase one improvements by November 1, 2022. Phase one of the fish passage improvements consists of notching the existing sub-surface dam at Foster Park, which became exposed in the Ventura River channel during previous large storm events. Phase two of the improvements will address a concrete water pipe that also became exposed in the river and that is currently a fish passage barrier under low-flow conditions. This project will provide improved passage for southern California steelhead and other aquatic species to existing habitats upstream.

Recreation and swimming near the work area will not be accessible during improvement activities, though Foster Park and portions of the river outside of the work area will remain open to the public. For additional information, please contact Mark Garcia, Construction Manager in the City’s Public Works Department at mgarcia@cityofventura.ca.gov.

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