Monthly Archives: March 2011

Matilija Dam spills after rain

Matilija Dam was spilling on Monday following the big storm of the season: view video on YouTube Matilija Canyon logged over 10 inches of rain, flows at Foster Park peaked at 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) This hydrograph is from the USGS gaging station, available on the web here: ...
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Natives face upstream battle

An article in Ojai Magazine investigates the plight of the Ventura River steelhead and the latest on the high court debate over Casitas Water District's claim against the federal government. "The principal question before this court is whether the government's permanent physical annual taking o f 3,492 acre- feet of Casitas' water is compensable under…
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