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Arbitration panel rejects DWP claims

Since before the Long-Term Water Agreement was signed in 1991, vegetation has died in what’s called Blackrock 94.  Inyo County has tried to get the Department of Water and Power to deal with that damage done over more than 300 acres in the Blackrock area north of Independence. There, meadows are now gone and weeds […]

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Letter to Sierra Wave from LADWP

– The following letter was written by James G. Yannotta, Manager Of Aqueduct, Los Angeles Department of Water Power: The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is providing this letter to the editor in response to the May 5, 2013 Sierra Wave story titled “Inyo officials concerned about environment, water agreement” because the story includes […]

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Debate to reduce groundwater pumping

In the never ending battle to figure out what the 1997 Inyo-Los Angeles Water Agreement really means, the Standing Committee of officials from both sides planned to meet today and haggle over groundwater pumping and requirements of the Agreement. That meeting was set to start at 11 am today at the Supervisors Board Room in […]

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