Fox Canyon GMA


Groundwater Management Agency

The Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (FCGMA) is the groundwater sustainability agency for the Las Posas Valley Basin, the Pleasant Valley Basin, and the Oxnard Subbasin, and acts as watermaster for the Las Posas Valley Basin.  FCGMA is an independent special district, separate from the County of Ventura or any city government, created by the California Legislature in 1982 to oversee Ventura County’s vital groundwater resources. 

Our offices are located in the Water Resources Division of the Ventura County Government Center’s Administration Building. To meet with us in person, confirm with security upon entry, then make your way through the atrium, up the escalator, to the reception desk. They will contact us to come over and meet with you. We encourage you to make an appointment ahead of time, whether in-person or virtually via Teams, for faster, more effective service. To contact us, or for maps and directions to the FCGMA office, click here.


2024-1 SAES for OPV – Report Now!

Oxnard and Pleasant Valley  (OPV) Semi-Annual Extraction Statements (SAES) for the 2024-1 reporting period are now available online. Updated for 2024-1 reporting, the Online Reporting User Guide can help you navigate our database and upload meter photos, report readings, and more. 

OPV 2024-1 SAES are due by June 27, 2024.

Hard copies have been mailed via USPS to OPV operator addresses on file. We encourage you to report online, or you may submit emailed statements to; written SAES may be submitted via mail, addressed to FCGMA or dropped-off at the Ventura County Government Center Hall of Administration. Please note that Fox Canyon’s service counter has moved to the 3rd floor at the top of the escalator. To schedule an in-person or video appointment email to ensure adequate staff availability.  


Las Posas Valley (LPV) Basin SAES have not yet been released due to a reevaluation of FCGMA pump charges in light of the assessment charged under the LPV Judgment.


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