Ventura River Valley – Upper Ventura River
- Basin Name
- Ventura River Valley – Upper Ventura River
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Critically Overdrafted
- Hydrologic Region Name
- Southern California
- Adjacent Basins
Ventura River Valley - Lower Ventura River 4-003.02, Ojai Valley 4-002,
Located in California’s South Coast hydrologic region, the Ventura River Valley – Upper Ventura River is 5,278 acres in size. This Medium priority basin is home to an estimated 10,307 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of -14.51.
Ventura River Valley – Upper Ventura River is a(n) basin with approximately 55 wells, of which approximately 17 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 41.86 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM Basin Prioritization: medium
2018: Basin prioritization – medium. Comment: Key well hyhdrograph from groundwater budget management plan shows stable groundwater levels. Source: Groundwater Budget and Approach to a groundwater Management Plan Upper and Lower Ventura River Basin, Ventura County Watershed Protection District, 12/30/2010
To Consolidate or Coordinate: Status of the Formation of Groundwater Sustainability Agencies in California, Stanford University / Water in the West / Stanford Law School Martin Daniel Gould Center for Conflict Resolution case study, November 2016
2018 Final Basin Prioritization: Status of basin remains unchanged at medium priority.