Water Resources and Land Use Planning: Watershed-based Strategies for Ventura County
Water resources are threatened as never before. Rapid population growth, climate change, drought and water quality impairment pose tremendous challenges not only for Ventura County, but the entire state. In the past, enormous financial investments and the marvels of engineering brought water from the wetter and largely rural regions of Northern California to the fast growing areas in the southern reaches of the state. Today, reliable sources of clean water are no longer a given, forcing California to rethink not only water sources, but water use now and into the future.
Published: December 2008
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