Welcome to Strickland Mutual Water Company

Serving our community since 1953

Our Mission:

“Cost effectively, and in compliance with regulations, provide a dependable, high quality supply of water for domestic, irrigation, and firefighting uses. Plan and maintain long term sustainability of the system, organization, personnel, finances, and water resources.”

About SMWC

Strickland Mutual Water Company is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation, established in 1953. We are registered with the State of California.
Corp. #C0271748

We provide domestic, irrigation, and fire protection water to an unincorporated area of Ventura County north of the City of Oxnard in the 93036 zip code.

As a mutual benefit corporation, the company is owned by the residential property owners of the Strickland Tract. If you own residential property in the Strickland Tract, you are a shareholder and hold one share per residential lot (or two shares for an acre lot). The company is governed by a five-member board elected by the shareholders at an annual meeting.

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Water Wise Gardening

  • Use drought-resistant and low-water-demand plants.
  • Water in the early morning or evening to maximize water penetration and minimize evaporation.
  • Group plants according to their water needs to avoid over watering low-water-demand plants.
  • Installing a drip irrigation system can save 60 percent of your current water use.

» get wise: watersavingplants.com

California's Water

From the very earliest days, water has been a vital and important part of the California story. Our state would not be the place it is today without its forward thinking water managers, the state’s many watersheds, storage facilities and its intricate aqueduct system. Today, water continues to be a critical link to California’s future.

Serving Oxnard Communities Since 1953

SMWC News and Announcements

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Proposed Changes to Bylaws

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100+ Ways To Conserve Water

When you save water, you save money. It’s just that simple. We’ve collected more than a hundred important and easy water-saving tips for you to tap into.

Monitor Your Water Bill -

Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.

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United Water Conservation District
Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency
Association of Water Agencies Ventura County
California Department of Public Health