Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board
Click for the Fish Management Plan. Bradbury Dam and Lake Cachuma

Bradbury Dam and Lake Cachuma

WHAT'S NEW

Lauro Dam

Lauro Dam Seismic Strengthening Project

Work is finished on the Seismic Retrofit, including enhancement of the water inflow infrastructure. Lauro Dam is an important part of the water system that COMB is responsible for operating and maintaining. This retrofit brings the dam up to the federal standards for seismic safety.

DID YOU KNOW?

The Tecolote Tunnel

The Tecolote Tunnel

COMB inspects and maintains the Telecote Tunnel. This 6.4-mile long tunnel is a key facility that brings water to South Coast customers from Lake Cachuma.

CACHUMA FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AND PROJECTS

Ortega Reservoir

Ortega Reservoir Cover Project

All open reservoirs are being covered to increase the safety of our water supply.

Bradbury Dam

Gates Raised at Bradbury Dam

The project to raise the gates added more water to Lake Cachuma's capacity.

The Cachuma Member Units are: Carpinteria Valley Water District
Goleta Water District | City of Santa Barbara | Montecito Water District | Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District—Improvement District No. 1.