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Project: Matilija Dam Removal 65% Design Planning Project

Description: The Project will develop a Matilija Dam Removal 65% Design Report that will support ecosystem restoration of the Ventura River watershed for multiple benefits, the protection and restoration of anadromouse fish habitat, as well as coastal wetland ecosystems; which will ultimately result in the restoration of 154 aces of riparian habitat, access to an additional 31.8 river miles of Southern steelhead spawning habitat, all while enhancing 116.28 river miles throughout the watershed and along the coast of the Ventura River estuary.

Reference Number: 3600BP1696021

Implemented By: County of Ventura


Type: Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $3,300,504.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Multiple

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration6/1/2017$3,300,504.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Infrastructure ImprovementDam Modification  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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