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LORP questions: OVC discovers water pumped back to aqueduct could fill South Lake

New Owens Valley Committee Board Investigates Lower Owens River Project   (Press Release) Owens Valley Committee (OVC) is watching to ensure the goals of the Inyo/LA Water Agreement and its numerous mitigation projects are met.  OVC members, including new Board President Mary Roper, convened a study session regarding the Lower Owens River Project (LORP) on […]

 
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Better snowpack but not great

Instead of worst ever, officials now call this year’s snowpack slightly better. The California Department of Water Resources snow survey team checked out conditions last week, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power snow team measured conditions and posted them Monday. In February, DWP measured 11.3 inches of water content at Mammoth Pass. […]

 
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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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Snowpack: going up

Snow and water content continue to go up in the Sierra mountains. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power website graph shows Mammoth Pass snowpack with 22.3 inches of water content. Last year at this time, it was closer to 2 inches. With at least three more months to go in the winter season, […]

 
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