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DWP Aqueduct Manager James Yannotta

Letter to the editor: DWP Manager addresses lakes, wells

This letter is to provide accurate information about the levels of South Lake and Lake Sabrina, as well as about the operation of a well and ditches in the West Bishop area. Without a doubt, the single biggest and primary cause of low lake levels, low groundwater levels supplying wells, and low flows in creeks […]

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A plea to manage lakes

As wells go dry in West Bishop, one resident, Philip Anaya, has launched an effort to impact the management of the Bishop Creek drainage next summer. Anaya read a letter to the Inyo Supervisors on Tuesday that he has sent to Department of Water and Power Manager James Yannotta. Anaya’s goal is recovery of South […]

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Letter to the editor: DWP view of Owens Valley debunked

by Daniel Pritchett, Bishop Last month James Yannotta wrote letter in which he asserted there were misconceptions about DWP management under the Inyo-LA Long Term Water Agreement (LTWA). Mr. Yannotta’s letter showed him to be a worthy successor to the previous LA Aqueduct Manager, Gene Coufal, as he recycled some of the same meaningless statements, […]

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DWP Aqueduct Manager James Yannotta

Letter to Sierra Wave from LADWP

– The following letter was written by James G. Yannotta, Manager Of Aqueduct, Los Angeles Department of Water Power: The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is providing this letter to the editor in response to the May 5, 2013 Sierra Wave story titled “Inyo officials concerned about environment, water agreement” because the story includes […]

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LADWP pumping plan released

In this dry year, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plans to pump in the “high 70,000 acre-feet range” in the Owens Valley, according to a letter sent to the Inyo Water Director from the DWP Manager of the Aqueduct, James Yannotta. The letter also says that if the Inyo-Los Angeles Standing Committee […]

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