Low Water Plant Lists

Online Resources California Watershed Approach Landscape Design book CA Watershed Approach to Landscape Design For the California native plant society directory of plants for zip code 93023, you can save plants to a list, but you first need to set up an account, then look for plants that are saved to your profile. I found […]

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Rainfall Updates

Annual Rainfall Totals for Ojai for last 6 years (Ojai annual average rainfall of 21.32″) 2018 11.25″ (as of April 3, 2018) 2017 27.72″ 2016 10.13″ 2015 11.86″ 2014 9.16″ 2013 9.07″ data from VC Watershed Protection District Rainfall Report Rainfall totals by Month for Ojai Regional Rainfall Data Precip for March 2018 & for […]

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Water in the Local NEWS

Ventura River Watershed Council Next meeting¬†Thursday November 3rd 2016, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am ¬†discussion of the¬†Draft Ojai Basin Alternative Groundwater Sustainability Plan, and an update on the Ventrua River instream flow requirement. The¬†Bell Arts Factory¬†¬†community room 432 N. Ventura Ave, Ventura,¬†CA 93001. At July 7th, 2016 ¬†meeting Ventura River Flow Requirements were discussed […]

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Rainscape Designs provide a lush landscape – even in the drought!

AFTER: ¬†It Works! The berms (high spots) and swales (low spots ) direct rainwater from the roof, gutters and downspouts into basins that slow, sink and spread rainwater into the landscape. The rainwater doesn’t runoff but is collected and stored in mulched basins. ¬†This landscape is “Ocean Friendly” and “River Friendly” and even “Watershed Friendly”— […]

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