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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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LADWP updates snowpack, runoff

News release from LADWP BISHOP, CA – As of February 19, 2019, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is 165 percent of normal, which will likely translate into above average runoff come spring. As part of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) operations for this time each year, LADWP water system crews are preparing the […]

 
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Snowpack slips below 50%, according to LADWP

The snowpack in California provides water for about one-third of the state’s people and farms. This year, that source has remained less than half of normal for this time of year. State reservoirs do still hold quite a bit of water which will help supplement that serious lack of snow in the Sierra. Director of […]

 
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Concerned by the uncontrollable – snow and gas prices

UPDATE: Weather Forecaster Dennis Mattinson adds to this story: “Right now my weather crystal ball doesn’t show any significant precipitation until the end of the first week of March. Let me put this another way, we are now exiting what usually is one of the wettest months of the winter, in a dry mode. February […]

 
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Letter to the Editor: Mike Karch on Biathlon

All, ….It looks as if Mother Nature has finally cooperated and we have enough snow to give the 2012 event a green light! I apologize for the delay in getting the information out this year but given our large race overhead combined with the low early season snowpack, race organizers  were simply unable to commit […]

 
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