Project Feature: First Major Component of Matilija Dam Removal Underway with Construction of Santa Ana Bridge 

VCPWA commemorated the start of the Santa Ana Boulevard Bridge project with a groundbreaking ceremony on June 7 at the bridge site.  This new, wider, longer and taller replacement bridge will enhance sediment transport, reduce the need for maintenance after major storm events, and improve California Steelhead migration up and down the Ventura River.

FIRST MAJOR COMPONENT OF MATILIJA DAM REMOVAL UNDERWAY WITH CONSTRUCTION OF SANTA ANA BLVD. BRIDGE

First Major Component of Matilija Dam Removal Underway with Construction of Santa Ana Blvd. Bridge June 15, 2021 Completion of the project will create a wider channel and replace an existing bridge, allowing future removal of the Matilija Dam VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. – The Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) commemorated the start of the Santa…

In the News- VCPWA Water and Sanitation and PowerFlex Partner to Bring Energy Resiliency to Moorpark Water Reclamation Facility

The Ventura County Public Works Agency Water and Sanitation (VCPWA-WS) department and PowerFlex-an EDF Renewables Company are working to install a new Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and associated smart microgrid infrastructure at the Moorpark Water Reclamation Facility (MWRF). The project will allow the plant to reduce energy costs and electricity rates during high peak use periods when electricity is most expensive.