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Update on Eastern Sierra water issues

By Deb Murphy Last Thursday’s Technical Group meeting was one of the shortest and least adversarial so far this year as the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Inyo County through its Water Department have grappled with Well 385 and the success, or not, of the department’s mitigation efforts at Five Bridges. The […]

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LADWP wants to cut irrigation

In it’s official runoff forecast, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power figures the Owens Valley at 54% of normal and the Mono Basin at 66% of normal. Before issuance of those figures, DWP sent the Inyo Water Department a letter to say they propose a 20% reduction in groundwater pumping for irrigation needs […]

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