Category : Water

CLU Students Create Mini Exhibit on Oceans

A small interactive exhibit created by California Lutheran University students to educate people on the state of the world’s oceans will be on display April 22 through May 13. “Plastic Oceans: A Sad Reality” will be exhibited in the alcove…

0 Comments / 57 View / April 14, 2017

Is Thousand Oaks Still in a Drought?

Are we in a drought? Should I replant my lawn? Can I take more than one shower a week? California is emerging (hopefully) from a long and severe drought. Some parts of the state are even dealing with torrential rainfall…

3 Comments / 851 View / February 17, 2017

TONIGHT: CPUC Public Hearing on Cal-Am Water Rate Increase Request

TONIGHT: CPUC Public Hearing on Cal-Am Water Rate Increase Request

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will host a public hearing TONIGHT Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00 pm at the Palm Garden Hotel on Ventu Park Road. The meeting will solicit public input on Cal-Am’s proposed water rate increases. The CPUC is…

1 Comment / 47 View / January 17, 2017

Rainbarrel Rebate Back by Popular Demand

The  Ventura County Community for a Clean Watershed’s special rainbarrel rebate promotion is back by popular demand, just in time for the winter/spring rainy season.  You can receive up to two rainbarrels at a reduced cost by clicking this link and entering…

7 Comments / 1262 View / December 14, 2016

Coastal Cleanup Day is September 17

Did you know you can help clean up the coast right here in Thousand Oaks? Show your community spirit and concern for our local creeks (which lead to the ocean) by being a volunteer taking part in the 32nd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day! Volunteers will…

0 Comments / 43 View / September 2, 2016

Drought & Future of Water in Conejo Valley

Get the latest water updates straight from the source! Calleguas Metropolitan Water District provides water to all of the water districts in the City of Thousand Oaks. Calleguas staff will provide a comprehensive overview of all things water and answer…

0 Comments / 142 View / August 22, 2016

Water Conservation Rules Relaxed, but Drought Still Here

At the July 12, City Council meeting the Council voted to move to a Level 1 water conservation level effective August 1. This change will allow outside irrigation three times a week during the summer and two times a week in the winter…

1 Comment / 1753 View / July 28, 2016

Lush Lawn, Low Water

Even though the drought is officially over, we are still living in an arid climate. Based on our climate and drought history, we can be sure that another drought will be upon us in the not-too-distant future. With permanent restrictions…

4 Comments / 1234 View / July 21, 2016

Saving Time and Money with Pool Covers

Pool covers can be incredibly useful accessories for any pool owner looking to maintain a clean and safe pool. They not only provide safety and cleanliness when the pool not in use, but they can also save money and resources…

0 Comments / 257 View / June 10, 2016

Congrats to residents for fighting the drought!

Congratulations! Residents of the City of Thousand Oaks, along with California American Water, the California Water Service Company and the Thousand Oaks Water Agency, which provide water to the City, worked very hard as a team to conserve water over the past year. But California is now…

6 Comments / 901 View / April 20, 2016

Rainbarrel Sale a Huge Success, Compost Bins Are Next!

The rainbarrel promo sale in March sponsored by Ventura County Community for a Clean Watershed was a huge success. More than 1600 rainbarrels – pre-paid at $75+tax, half the regular retail price – were picked up by residents at two…

1 Comment / 1013 View / March 31, 2016