In Santa Barbara, residents have to pay their water bills via standard mail or in person. Just south in Ventura, online payment options are availble 24/7 for a convenience fee.
The City of Ventura even has a website and a Facebook page for it’s users, ” View your water usage and wastewater billing history, whenever it’s convenient for you! For all the latest information from Ventura Water, Like our Facebook page today!”
So why can’t Santa Barbara residents pay their water bills online?
According to one water official, “they’re working on it.”