Dams avoid grand jury’s hot water

SOLID—Water exits the spillway at Las Virgenes Reservoir in Westlake Village during the 2017 storms. At the time, the dam was ruled structurally sound. Acornfile photo

A recent Ventura County grand jury report lists the Westlake and Lake Sherwood dams as two of the 14 dams in the region that could have a “significant impact” on residents if the structures were to fail. Ten of the dams are in Ventura County and four in Los Angeles County.

The 2017-2018 grand jury report was commissioned in ...

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