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MATILIJA DAM ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROJECT

Notice REQUEST FOR QUALIFICIATIONS MATILIJA DAM ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROJECT ROBLES DIVERSION AND FISH PASSAGE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS & MEINERS OAKS FLOOD PROTECTION IMPROVEMENTS: PHASE 2 DESIGN PLANNING PROJECT September 2, 2022 Online Summary Notice of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Design Planning Assistance Ventura County Public Works Agency – Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP), working in partnership with…

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EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT – JOIN NEW PLANTING EFFORTS FOR FIRE RECOVERY

by David Goldstein Come take a walk on the wild side if you are tired of paring back your home’s landscaping in response to watering restrictions and fire dangers, and you just want to plant big, beautiful expanses you can visit in years to come. On the wild side of the urban/wildland interface, conservationists are…

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EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | BATTLE OF THE WATER CONSERVATION AND WASTE REDUCTION METHODS

EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | BATTLE OF THE WATER CONSERVATION AND WASTE REDUCTION METHODS by David Goldstein Most methods of reducing waste and conserving water complement each other, but sometimes, there can be only one. WOODY MULCH VS. FINE COMPOST AS A TOP DRESSING Mulch is a material applied to the garden surface, and compost…

OJAI FIRE STATION #20

OJAI FIRE STATION #20Completion Date: October 2021 Supervisor District 1 Ventura County Fire Department Construction Costs: $7.6 Million Completion: October 2021 Contractor: Ardalan Construction Company, Inc. Architecture: KBZ Architects Project Manager: Jon Jacobson Contact Number: 805-654-2022 Project Description: This construction project will provide a new fire station in the upper Ojai area that meets current…

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GREYWATER: THE GREEN WAY TO WATER EVERY DAY

Greywater: The green way to water every day EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT David Goldstein One by one, local cities have restricted outdoor watering to one day per week. Even cities not receiving water from the Metropolitan Water District are considering similar limitations. Regardless of the restrictions, there is a way to water every day; it’s…

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EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | CONDITIONS FOR WATER CONDITIONING WHEN SOFTENERS ARE HARD ON THE ENVIRONMENT

EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | CONDITIONS FOR WATER CONDITIONING WHEN SOFTENERS ARE HARD ON THE ENVIRONMENT 6/1/2022 by David Goldstein Nearly everyone in Ventura County subscribes to trash collection service, requiring three separate trucks to stop at their house each week, but thousands of people also subscribe to another environmental service requiring an additional truck.…

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EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | GREYWATER: THE GREEN WAY TO WATER EVERY DAY

EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | GREYWATER: THE GREEN WAY TO WATER EVERY DAY by David Goldstein Local cities from Simi Valley to Oxnard have restricted outdoor watering to one day per week, and even areas not receiving water from the Metropolitan Water District are considering similar limitations. Regardless of these restrictions, there is a green…