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Owens Lake: ‘Wildlife viewing site at a world-class level’

Press release Lone Pine, CA – As thousands of migratory birds cycle through Owens Lake this spring, Friends of the Inyo and partners Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Inyo County, Eastern Sierra Audubon, Audubon California, Metabolic Studio, and Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, brought the community together to enjoy and celebrate the massive return of birds to […]

 
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LADWP preparing for ‘massive runoff’

LADWP press release BISHOP, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) continues to work proactively to prepare for the arrival of anticipated massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. These efforts are in partnership with Inyo County, the Inyo Sheriff’s Department, Bishop […]

 
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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

 
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LADWP runoff preparations under way in Eastern Sierra

LADWP press release BISHOP, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is working proactively to prepare for the arrival of anticipated massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. These efforts are in partnership with Inyo County, the Inyo Sheriff’s Department, Bishop Police […]

 
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City of LA and LADWP reassure Inyo County

By Deb Murphy Whatever disconnect popped up between Inyo County and the City of Los Angeles over the City’s emergency declaration and the department’s commitment to work with Inyo to prevent flood damage during this year’s unprecedented runoff popped back down last Friday. Following a special closed session meeting of the Board of Supervisors, LADWP’s […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors to meet with LADWP staff Friday

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Board of Supervisors will be holding a special workshop with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power staff this Friday. The purpose: coordinate preparations and emergency services for the impending epic spring runoff. Judging from comments at Tuesday’s regular Board meeting, there seems to be a disconnect between the […]

 
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Opinion: #fixthepipe, LADWP

Submitted by Daniel Pritchett According to a press release recently issued by the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley, DWP has yet to start repairs to its pipe which supplies irrigation water to the Big Pine reservation. The pipe has gotten increasingly clogged by tree roots and unless DWP acts promptly this will […]

 
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GSA formation moves forward, slowly

By Deb Murphy Representatives from water agencies tapping into the Owens River groundwater basin gathered last Thursday for a second workshop on California’s mandate to achieve groundwater sustainability. The two biggest questions, however, remain unanswered: what role can the 12 private mutual water companies play in the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency and is […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors draw the line on LADWP wells

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Board of Supervisors has challenged the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to conduct an environmental study on the impact of two new wells in the West Bishop area or face legal action. The decision was announced to an empty board room following the Supervisors’ closed session meeting […]

 
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