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Standing Committee Okays LADWP Pumping Plan for 2022-23 Operations/Pumping Plan

      May 16, 2022 – CORRECTION BY AUTHOR:  The approval vote was only for the water cut back to the ranch leases.  No other vote was taken at the meeting regarding the plan.   The Inyo County/Los Angeles Standing Committee unanimously approved the Department of Water and Power’s 2022-23 operations/pumping plan which included […]

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Inyo County Board of Supervisors Prep for Thursday May 12 Standing Committee Meeting at 10:00am

      This week’s discussion at Inyo County’s Board of Supervisors set the stage for the Thursday’s Standing Committee meeting where the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s pumping and operation plan will come up for a vote. After two years of drought and LADWP’s relatively low level of pumping in the Owens […]

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Inyo County to Ask LADWP to Pump Only for In-Valley Uses and To Start Planning for Climate Change

Inyo County’s Board of Supervisors and Water Commission seem to be on the same page regarding the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s 2022-23 pumping plan: pump for in-valley uses only for a total of 59,540 acre-feet and start the strategic planning process to address Climate Change. With the predicted run-off at 47-percent of […]

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