United Water Conservation District shall manage, protect, conserve and enhance the water resources of the Santa Clara River, its tributaries and associated aquifers, in the most cost-effective and environmentally balanced manner.
Since 1927, United Water Conservation District has distinguished itself as a leader among water agencies by conserving and enhancing water resources of the Santa Clara River while working to protect the river’s natural features. United continues to enhance water supplies through groundwater replenishment, and through the construction and operation of water supply and delivery systems.
Situated in central Ventura County, the District encompasses the fertile Santa Clara River Valley and Oxnard Coastal Plain. This 214,000-acre area receives from 12 to 20 inches of rainfall each year. Year-round agriculture flourishes in the mild, Mediterranean- type climate.