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Despite Special Election Results, Water Controversy In Ventura County Still Far From Settled

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 12:34pm

Some Ventura County voters upset with what they’re paying for water approved a ballot measure this summer to tax themselves, to fund an attempt for the government purchase, or forced takeover of the water system.

While Golden State Water Company customers in Ojai approved the up to $60 million dollar bond proposal by a more than 87% margin, what happens next is far from clear.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco there’s already one pending legal challenge, and more could be on the way, with the company insisting it isn’t going to give up the system.

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