Water and Sanitation Services


Utility Services Division
Integrated Waste Management Division
Service Areas
The Drought and You
Contact Us
Public Meetings


 Welcome to the Water and Sanitation Department Website

Please take the time to browse our site and discover how the County of Ventura Water and Sanitation Department serves its customers.

The Department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to serve the public through two distinct divisions: the Utility Services Division and the Integrated Waste Management Division.

 The mission of the Department is twofold:

 (1) To provide an uninterrupted, high-quality water supply in sufficient volume and at a reasonable cost to meet the consumer's needs; and to collect, treat, and dispose of wastewater safely and efficiently, meeting all State and Federal permit requirements; and

 (2) To prevent pollution through the management of municipal solid waste and household hazardous waste, while promoting the sustainable management of materials in partnership with the community. 

We hope our website provides you with helpful information you may need. For further information, please call us at (805) 378-3000. 




 Utility Services Division

 The Utility Services Division of the County of Ventura Public Works Agency, Water and Sanitation Department is responsible for the administration, operation, and maintenance of water and/or sewer utilities for Ventura County Waterworks District (VCWWD)   No. 1 (Moorpark), the sewer utility for VCWWD No. 16 (Piru), and the water utilities for VCWWD No. 17 (Bell Canyon), VCWWD No. 19 (Somis), and VCWWD No. 38 (Lake Sherwood).
The Department also provides sanitation services to Camarillo Utility Enterprise (Camarillo Airport), County Service Area (CSA) No. 29 (North Coast), CSA No. 30 (Nyeland Acres), CSA No. 34 (El Rio), and Todd Road Jail.
Location:  6767 Spring Road, Moorpark, CA  93021

Mailing Address:  County of Ventura, Water and Sanitation Department, P.O. Box 250, Moorpark, CA  93020

Telephone: (805) 378-3000; 24-Hour Emergency (805) 378-3000

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Integrated Waste Management Division (IWMD)

The IWMD reduces waste, prevents pollution through the management of Household Hazardous Waste, and promotes the sustainable management of solid waste materials in partnership with the community.

The Division is responsible for the County's compliance with the California Integrated Waste Management Act , including recycling and reuse programs to reduce waste going to landfills and to enhance environmental quality.  Explore this site for more information. 

The IWMD is in the Hall of Administration at the main Ventura County Government Center. 

Location: 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA  93009-1650

Telephone: (805) 658-4321
  Fax: (805) 658-4324

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays

Service Areas

With over 300 public and private water purveyors in Ventura County, the Utility Services Division of the County of Ventura Water and Sanitation Department is responsible for the administration, billing, customer service, operation, maintenance, design, inspection, and construction of the following Special Districts and County Service Areas:


If you live in the Simi Valley area please contact Waterworks District 8 for information on establishing service.

 ervice Areas


 Update on the Drought













 Source: California State Water Resources Control Board 4/20/2016, Presentation



Tracking the Drought

The following are online resources you may use to help you track the drought:

Rainfall levels in Ventura County

Conditions for major reservoirs in California

A snapshot of rain and snowpack data from the Sierra Nevada and Colorado River 


 Reaching out to Customers in a Time of Drought  

During the past year, the Water and Sanitation Department has worked to keep our customers informed about the drought and its impact on our Waterworks Districts. Our outreach efforts have included flyers, bill inserts, signage, e-blasts, water conservation events, and the creation of our SlowYourH2O.org website. We also made multiple public presentations before the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, Moorpark City Council, homeowners associations, garden clubs, and the District's Citizens' Advisory Committee.

Click on the link below to view one of these presentation.

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 17 (Bell Canyon) - Presentation before the Homeowners Association on June 19, 2015

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1 (Moorpark) - Presentation before the Moorpark City Council on July 1, 2015

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1 (Moorpark) - Presentation before homeowners associations on September 3, 2015

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 19 (Somis) - Presentation before the Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1 Citizens' Advisory Committee and Somis MAC.





Water and Sanitation Department Directory
Director - David Sasek
Utility Services Division Directory  
Main Office 378-3000
Citizens' Advisory Committee Information - Sharon Hurault 378-3005
Billing and Customer Service 378-3000
Planning, Design, Construction, and Development Manager - Susan Pan 378-3025
Operations, Maintenance and Development Manager - Eric Keller 378-3015
Laboratory Services and Water Quality - Al Sexton 378-3022
Distribution, Maintenance, and Construction Workgroup - Andy Flores 378-3045
Operations and Production Workgroup - Don Miller 378-3042
Moorpark Water Reclamation Facility 529-7326
Office Administration and Water Conservation - Jozi Scholl
Customer Service and Meter Reading Workgroup - David Hazen 378-3041
Sanitation Workgroup 529-7326
Sewer Operations and Maintenance Superintendent - Augustine Godinez 378-3050
Water and Sewer Availability  378-3009
Water Operations and Maintenance Superintendent 378-3035
Integrated Waste Management Division Directory
Main Office Line 658-4321
Division Manager - Bruce Belluschi 658-4311
Staff /Services Manager - Derrick Wilson 658-4314
Recycling Market Development Zone Administrator / Eye on the Environment Articles - David Goldstein 658-4312
Residential and Commercial Solid Waste Collection Contracts / Senior - Low Income Program - Lisa McCullough 658-4320
Solid Waste Tonnage Tracking and Reporting / Green Waste Exemption Program - Gloria Silvestri-Whitcomb 658-4319
Land Use Reviews / Community Service Districts Liaison / Community Beautification Events - Pandee Leachman 658-4315
Construction & Demolition Debris Management Program / Electronic Waste Program / Community Beautification Events - Howard E. Hope 658-4322
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) / Used Oil Payment Program / Web Content  - Don Sheppard 658-4318
Administrative Office Assistant / HHW Appointment Scheduling - Cortney Rasura 658-4316
Household Hazardous Waste Appointment Line 658-4323




The four CACs representing Ventura County Waterworks District (WWD) Nos. 1 (Moorpark), 17 (Bell Canyon), 19 (Somis), and 38 (Lake Sherwood) serve as liaisons between the community and the WWDs by providing input to Water and Sanitation Department staff and the Board.  Each WWD has its own CAC.  Meetings are open to the public and agendas are posted approximately one week prior to the meeting, but no later than 72 hours prior to a scheduled regular meeting.

The purpose of each CAC is to review staff recommendations regarding annual budgets, water and sanitation rate adjustments, capital improvement projects, annexation issues, new policy items, other issues related to management of the Districts, and to make recommendations to the Board.

The WWD No. 1 (Moorpark) CAC meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. in Moorpark
Agenda for Upcoming WWD No. 1 (Mooropark) CAC

The WWD No. 17 (Bell Canyon) CAC meets the 3rd Tuesday of odd numbered months at 7:00 p.m. in Bell Canyon
Agenda for Upcoming WWD No. 17 (Bell Canyon) CAC

The WWD No. 19 (Somis) CAC meets the 3rd Thursday of even numbered months at 3:30 p.m. in Moorpark

Agenda for Upcoming WWD No. 19 (Somis) CAC

The WWD No. 38 (Lake Sherwood) CAC meets quarterly at 3:30 p.m. in Lake Sherwood

Agenda for Upcoming WWD No. 38 (Lake Sherwood) CAC

Contact: For further information on CAC meetings, please contact Sharon Hurault, Management Assistant, County of Ventura Water and Sanitation Department at (805) 378-3005 or via email at sharon.hurault@ventura.org

PLEASE NOTE: Meeting schedules are for planning purposes only and may be changed by mutual agreement of the Committee.  Please check this website 72 hours prior to any previously scheduled meeting to confirm the meeting.  Also, special meetings can be scheduled as necessary to conduct the business of the Committee; please check the website periodically for special meeting agendas.