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LADWP, Inyo continue dispute on county landfills

By Deb Murphy The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is suing Inyo County for violating the California Environmental Quality Act by attempting to “obtain property and water rights owned” by Los Angeles at three county land-fills without conducting “the necessary environmental review.” According to the press release sent to Sierra Wave Friday, the […]

 
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Big Pine reclaimed water project

By Deb Murphy And the winner is….. Following a couple of community workshops and a broad range of potential end uses for the first reclaimed water project in the Owens Valley, consultants RO Anderson’s report came as no surprise. The firm zeroed in on the most practical, most do-able of roughly 18 possibilities: provide irrigation […]

 
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Denis Tillemans: 1946-2018

Denis Tillemans was born March 31st, 1946 and peacefully passed through on January 14, 2018 joining in heaven with his St. Monica High School sweetheart and wife of 44 years, Colleen Tillemans. Denis was a US Marine and Loyola Marymount graduate who utilized employment at the LADWP as a means to move from Southern California […]

 
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Inyo County files legal challenge on LADWP CEQA

Inyo County news release On January 5, the County of Inyo filed litigation challenging the legality of a “negative declaration” adopted by the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Water and Power (LADWP) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in November when it approved a two-month pump test of Well 385R, claiming that […]

 
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Lower Owens River Project drowning in tules

By Deb Murphy Eleven years ago, then Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa turned the knob at a diversion dam below Lake Tinnemaha sending water down the 62-mile stretch of the Owens River to the dry lake. In an interview with the LA Times Louis Sahagun, Villaraigosa said “This is a new chapter in our relationship […]

 
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LADWP calls off testing of W385R

DWP Press release OWENS VALLEY, CA— Los Angeles Department of Water and Power water managers have elected to call off testing of well W385R due to the alarming lack of snowpack and possibility that the eastern Sierra may be slipping back into drought conditions.  LADWP had planned to conduct the two-month-long test now through February, […]

 
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Technical group comes to standoff over W385 pump test

By Deb Murphy Friday morning’s Technical Group discussion of the two-month test on Five Bridges’ Well 385 drew a standing-room-only crowd. Back on November 28, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Board of Commissioners had approved the Initial Study/Negative Declaration with staff plans to flip the switch on the test the following Friday. The […]

 
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Inyo County strikes back over pumping test

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Board of Supervisors has filed a temporary restraining order, stopping the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power from flipping the on-switch to Well 385R’s pump test. In addition, the Board has initiated litigation against the department to keep the pump off. The decision was made at Tuesday’s closed […]

 
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LADWP approves pump test

By Deb Murphy After nearly an hour of public comment opposed to the Well 385R pump test, it took the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Board of Commissioners about 10 minutes to put a unanimous stamp of approval on the two-month trial run of the Five Bridges well. The question at hand at […]

 
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Mayor Garcetti lifts Owens Valley emergency declaration

LADWP news release, Nov. 21 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti (Tuesday) lifted the emergency declaration he initiated in March to protect the lands and communities near the Los Angeles Aqueduct from flooding created by record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra. The declaration helped the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) respond to […]

 
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