Assessment District 98-1: This is billed to you on your property tax bill. This assessment maintains our dewatering Facilities in Big Rock that keep our hill stabilized.
You may view the past & current Fugro & Taussig reports, contracted by the City of Malibu, that explain the current method of assessment and a current geological report.
The facilities include: 24 Dewatering wells, 22 Hydroaugers ( Gravity drains drilled into our mountain from PCH), 20 Slope Inclinometers ( they measure any ground movement), Above ground drainage swales, and Water Quality testing ( of the water removed from our hill) for Toxins and Fecal Waste.
The City of Malibu is responsible for Storm Drain Cleaning. Road maintenance, crack sealing on public roads, & Weed abatement surrounding installed facilities.
Cutting down on our water usage is extremely important. Both irrigation and in-house usage.
Residents in Big Rock currently use a total of 156,200 gallons of water a day.
Much of this water must be removed from the hill to ensure that our water table is kept as low as possible and our hill remains stable.