Coronavirus (COVID-19): The health and safety of our staff and customers are top priority.  Please note the District offices will be closed to customers until further notice, and the Lake Casitas Recreation Area is closed until further notice. We are here to serve you, and we request that all business be conducted via Internet or phone.  More information is found here.


The District continues to work on important capital improvement and maintenance projects. Please visit the News section on the Home page for projects currently under construction.

Lake Level

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The Casitas Dam was completed in 1958 to create the Lake Casitas Reservoir. Lake Casitas has a 238,000 acre-foot capacity when full. The lake first reached a full capacity and spilled in 1978. The last time water spilled over the Casitas Dam was in 1998.

Lake Casitas volume and level

For the most current information regarding Lake Casitas' level and volume, please check the Ventura County Watershed Protection District's site:

Lake Casitas Above Sea Level Measurement:


NOTE: The home page lake level indicator will be updated once a day.