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GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY

OVGA BOARD GROWS, LEARNS PARAMETERS OF “SUSTAINABILITY”

The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority board took the bulk of last week’s meeting discussing the addition of members within a format established in the Joint Powers Agreement that all members signed nearly three years ago. The thorny topic: adding a representatives from area tribes, mutual water companies and what are defined as interested parties. Ken […]

 
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GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY

THE OVGA SHRINKS, MAJOR PLAYERS PICK UP THE FINANCIAL SLACK

The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority board will need a much smaller table to seat the six remaining members when it meets this afternoon in the Bishop City Council chambers. But, that number could change with the addition of organizations that have been eager for a place at the table. Tri-Valley Groundwater Management District and Wheeler […]

 
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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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