Add comment on:Complaint Filed to Balance Needs of Communities, Wildlife Along Santa Clara River
Center for Biological Diversity
VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.— Public-interest groups filed a complaint today (see PDF) with the State Water Resources Control Board asking the board to protect the Santa Clara River’s waters and wildlife by considering actions to balance water diversions at the Vern Freeman Diversion Dam with public trust and community needs. The dam, owned and operated by United Water Conservation District, is a primary cause of the sharp decline of the Santa Clara River’s ecosystem.
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