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Bishop City Council Eyes LADWP Land

At a special City Council meeting held Wednesday afternoon, Bishop got in under the wire on all four properties being divested by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power within the city limits. This doesn’t mean the City will launch a land shopping spree. The action taken simply gives Bishop the first right of […]

 
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LADWP not bailing out Indian Wells Overdraft, for now

The critical aquifer overdraft in the Indian Wells Valley has been viewed with dread at Owens Valley Groundwater Authority meetings. Between growth in Ridgecrest and the Naval Air Station at White Sands, the area’s groundwater is in overdraft. The Owens Valley basin, on the other hand, appears to be in decent shape with a yet […]

 
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Bishop City Park gets weather station thanks to LADWP, High Sierra Energy Foundation grants

By Deb Murphy Thanks to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power grant funding to High Sierra Energy Foundation, Bishop residents will be able to get first-hand weather information, from barometric pressure to humidity to evaporation/transpiration and more—all helpful information for lawn and garden watering and fun facts for weather geeks. LADWP’s Community Partnership […]

 
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LADWP to close part of Owens River Gorge Sept. 9-17

LADWP news release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will release substantially higher-than-normal flows down the Owens River Gorge for a channel maintenance peak flow starting on September 9 through September 17, 2019. During this time there will be no public access allowed within the Owens River Gorge from Long Valley Dam […]

 
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LADWP issues water-spreading report

LADWP news release After a wet winter, the Eastern Sierra snowpack measured 171% of normal on April 1, 2019. LADWP is committed to maximizing the beneficial use of runoff water to the fullest extent and by considering the demands of the overall water system, which include customer needs, hydroelectric generation and spreading water to meet […]

 
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Owens River Water Trail EIR reviewed

By Deb Murphy The Owens River Water Trail took one step closer to reality with the completion of the environmental documents late last month. Monday evening, the Inyo County Water Commission held a public hearing to go over the findings of the Environmental Impact Report. Bottom line: overall, the EIR was good news. There were […]

 
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Klondike Lake to open May 24th

DWP news release BISHOP, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced that Klondike Lake will be open to public boating seven days a week beginning Friday, May 24, 2019 through Monday, September 30, 2019. Precautions are still being taken to guard against invasive mussels, so all motorized watercraft must be […]

 
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DWP measures snowpack at 171 percent of normal

DWP news release LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2019) – On April 5, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydropgraphers performed the final snowpack survey for the season, which helps determine the amount of water available for Los Angeles’ water supply. This year, the snowpack measured at 171 percent of normal, which translates […]

 
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