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You Have Been Warned! Owens River Gorge Closed for Public Access August 3-9

PUBLIC ADVISED OF HIGH WATER LEVELS AND POTENTIAL SAFETY HAZARDS Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will release higher-than-normal water down the Owens River Gorge August 3-9, 2020, in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Mono County. This channel maintenance will help improve fishery and wildlife habitat along the […]

 
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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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LA ordered to rewater Owens Gorge

– Press release from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office Since the early 1940s, Los Angeles has diverted the Owens River from its natural channel in the Owens River Gorge for the production of electricity. In an historic agreement resolving litigation filed in 1991 by the Mono County District Attorney and Mono County, LA has […]

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