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Technical group on pumping

No surprise here in this story.  The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Inyo County continue to lock horns over groundwater pumping.   Will Inyo dispute the latest attempt by DWP to take as much groundwater as they want?  The Inyo Supervisors may decide at their December 6th meeting. Meanwhile, the technical people will […]

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Latest on Inyo-LA water fights

The Inyo Supervisors continue to think about a dispute over the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s new groundwater pumping plan. LADWP adjusted the plan to eliminate pumping opposed by the Supervisors but then added more pumping in other locations. Inyo County Counsel Randy Keller said that there is no position yet on the […]

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Debate to reduce groundwater pumping

In the never ending battle to figure out what the 1997 Inyo-Los Angeles Water Agreement really means, the Standing Committee of officials from both sides planned to meet today and haggle over groundwater pumping and requirements of the Agreement. That meeting was set to start at 11 am today at the Supervisors Board Room in […]

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Will Inyo fight DWP pumping rate this year?

To show how little power Inyo County has over groundwater pumping, the Department of Water and Power has ignored Inyo’s request for less pumping and will march right ahead with 91,000 acre feet of pumped water this year. Inyo Supervisors had supported 68,500 acre feet to allow the huge run-off to restore some of the […]

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