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Tech group can’t agree on mitigation at Five Bridges

By Deb Murphy The Technical Group meetings have morphed into the E-ticket of all local meetings. Comprised of representatives of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Inyo County Water Department staff, agenda items are approved with agreement on both sides, like the Standing Committee. That agreement has been elusive lately. Monday afternoon’s meeting […]

 
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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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LADWP won’t drill two new Bishop wells

LADWP Pulls Decision to Drill Two Proposed West Bishop Wells, Cites Conflict with Long Term Water Agreement (LADWP press release) Bishop, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today announced its decision to cancel plans to drill two new wells located in the West Bishop area. The decision was made by Department […]

 
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Technical Group – Step one in quarterly ritual

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Technical Group meeting gave valley water watchers a sneak preview of the Standing Committee meeting slated for October 27. Following a series of project updates, the group ran through the committee agenda—the standard reports with a few potential land mines. The group, staff from the County Water Department and Los Angeles […]

 
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Report from Technical Group meeting

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Technical Group meeting had the usual suspects who fill the spectator seats scratching their heads. The group, made up of Inyo County and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power staff, voted to forward a recommendation to their respective reps on the Standing Committee to provide no water to the McNally […]

 
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Technical Group sets stage for Standing Committee meeting; plus Inyo Supervisors news

By Deb Murphy Inyo County representatives on the Technical Group held their ground on issues to be decided at this Thursday’s Standing Committee meeting: No test pumping on wells at Five Bridges until the mitigation reaches sustainable goals; the County still wants to see a California Environmental Quality Act analysis before new wells can be […]

 
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Letter to the editor: step up to the plate of water management

(This is a letter written by the Owens Valley Committee to the Inyo-LA Technical Group by OVC VP, Daniel Pritchett) Inyo-LA Technical Group C/O Bob Harrington Inyo County Water Department PO Box 337 Independence, CA 93526 C/O James Yannotta Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 300 Mandich St. Bishop, ca 93514 Dear Technical Group […]

 
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Blackrock plant loss still under discussion

The Inyo-Los Angeles Water Agreement was based on what amounts to a 1 to 1 vote over objections. Inyo gets one vote and LA gets one vote. That means LA can hang up Inyo’s concerns for a long time. Take the Black Rock area north of Independence, known as Blackrock 94. Inyo began to see […]

 
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