Category Archives: Protecting Our Watershed

Left to Right: Ventura City Manager Mark Watkins, Ventura Water General Manager Shana Epstein and Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Ventura Water Unveils VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility

Wastewater to Drinking Water -The unveiling of VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility, WATCH Sustainable Ventura News below: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmJH_X5BjR8]

Left to Right: Ventura City Manager Mark Watkins, Ventura Water General Manager Shana Epstein and Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Ventura Water Unveils VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility

Wastewater to Drinking Water -The unveiling of VenturaWaterPure Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility, WATCH Sustainable Ventura News below: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmJH_X5BjR8]

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STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that

Over-irrigation

STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that

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FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGtnQBDES8A] Ventura Water, Aqua-flo and Green Thumb Nursery are presenting a series of six FREE Water Wise classes, one Saturday a month from 10:00am-11:30am.  The classes began on September 14, 2013 and are currently planned through early 2014. According to

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FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGtnQBDES8A] Ventura Water, Aqua-flo and Green Thumb Nursery are presenting a series of six FREE Water Wise classes, one Saturday a month from 10:00am-11:30am.  The classes began on September 14, 2013 and are currently planned through early 2014. According to

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Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus

-Article as it appears in the Ventura County Energy Regional Alliance (VCREA) Energy Leader Newsletter July-September 2013 Water has always been linked to energy but recently the relationship between water and energy is emerging as a topic of importance.  As

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Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus

-Article as it appears in the Ventura County Energy Regional Alliance (VCREA) Energy Leader Newsletter July-September 2013 Water has always been linked to energy but recently the relationship between water and energy is emerging as a topic of importance.  As

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

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EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program

  From Left to Right:  Jill Sarick, Dana Bogdanich, Ray Olson, Courtney Lindberg and Lorri Peterson By Maryann Ridini Spencer Approximately six months ago, the City of Ventura, EJ Harrison and Gold Coast Recycling, met with the National Carton Council,

EP Foster

EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program

  From Left to Right:  Jill Sarick, Dana Bogdanich, Ray Olson, Courtney Lindberg and Lorri Peterson By Maryann Ridini Spencer Approximately six months ago, the City of Ventura, EJ Harrison and Gold Coast Recycling, met with the National Carton Council,

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

The Ventura Chapter of Surfrider and the City of Ventura create an OFG

Join the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura on Saturday, April 13

[slideshow] JOIN the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura CREATE AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN Saturday, April 13 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 Prospect Street Ventura, CA (off N. Ventura Avenue) Light Food & Drink will

The Ventura Chapter of Surfrider and the City of Ventura create an OFG

Join the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura on Saturday, April 13

[slideshow] JOIN the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura CREATE AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN Saturday, April 13 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 Prospect Street Ventura, CA (off N. Ventura Avenue) Light Food & Drink will

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28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:00am-Noon

By Christine Wied Saturday, September 15 will be the 28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day from 9:00 a.m. to noon at a number of sites throughout the State. On Coastal Cleanup Day thousands of Californians as well as people in

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28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:00am-Noon

By Christine Wied Saturday, September 15 will be the 28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day from 9:00 a.m. to noon at a number of sites throughout the State. On Coastal Cleanup Day thousands of Californians as well as people in

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Green Ideas for washing your car at home

By Christine Wied When it is time to wash your car or recreational vehicle, the “greenest” or sustainable choice is a self or full-service car wash where the wastewater is collected and treated. If you employ a mobile car washing

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Green Ideas for washing your car at home

By Christine Wied When it is time to wash your car or recreational vehicle, the “greenest” or sustainable choice is a self or full-service car wash where the wastewater is collected and treated. If you employ a mobile car washing