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Project: Matilija Dam Removal: Pre-construction Implementation

Description: Grant to the Ventura County Watershed Protection District to implement pre-construction elements of the Matilija Dam removal project, including acquisition of the Matilija Hot Springs property, preparation of engineering designs for two bridges, and acquisiiton of rights to use a slurry disposal area. Removal of Matilija Dam will open up 17 miles of the Ventura River for steelhead habitat.

Reference Number: 37609909904

Implemented By: Ventura County Watershed Protection District

Objective: watershed restoration

Type: Acquisition Fee Title, Restoration

Total Cost: $675,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2015    Actual Completion: 4/25/2016

Associated Counties: Ventura

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1E, Conservancy Program1/5/2015$675,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleSignficant Ecoystems and Natural Landscapes9.2acres acquired
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat9.2acres restored/assessed/managed


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