Ceremonial confirmation of Mono Basin agreement

MonoBasinLADWP & PARTNERS TO COMMEMORATE AGREEMENT
CREATING PARTNERSHIP TO PROTECT MONO BASIN STREAMS

Monday, September 30th

In August 2013, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Mono Lake Committee, California Trout, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife entered into an agreement creating a historic partnership to protect the Mono Basin environment and the four major streams that flow into Mono Lake. The Agreement is the culmination of a 12-year study by a state-appointed scientific panel that addresses the concerns of Mono Lake stakeholders while also recognizing the concerns of LADWP’s water customers for reliable and affordable water.  WHAT: Commemorative event, site tour and symbolic tree-planting

WHO:

  • Ronald O. Nichols, LADWP General Manager
  • Marty Adams, LADWP Director of Water Operations
  • Geoff McQuilkin, Mono Lake Committee Executive Director
  • Mark Drew, California Trout
  • Representative, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

WHEN & WHERE: 

Monday, September 30th 11:00 a.m. —Event and site tour of infrastructure improvement site
Grant Lake Reservoir Dam
Media meet at 10:45 at the Mono Lake Visitor’s Center or Cain Ranch at corner of Hwy 395 and North June Lake Loop

12:30 p.m.—Tree planting and light lunch
Old Rush Creek Bridge, Highway 395
Parking available at Cain Ranch

MORE:  For a copy of the agreement press release, click here

 

2 Responses to Ceremonial confirmation of Mono Basin agreement

  1. Evan September 29, 2013 at 8:54 am #

    Date? Info phone number?

     
    • Benett Kessler September 29, 2013 at 9:42 am #

      Just emailed DWP to clarify this.
      Thanks, BK

       

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