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LADWP 2023 Storm Damage Repair

LADWP Makes Progress on Repairs to Storm-Damaged Los Angeles Aqueduct, Plans for Next Rain Event

LADWP Makes Progress on Repairs to Storm-Damaged Los Angeles Aqueduct, Plans for Next Rain Event Bishop, CA (March 13, 2023) – A crew of 60 LADWP personnel worked around the clock over the weekend making repairs to the seven damaged panels in a lined, uncovered concrete section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct (LAA) north of […]

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LA Aquaduct Breach March '23 Storm

LADWP Crews Begin Repair Work on Storm-Damaged Concrete Walls along LA Aqueduct in Olancha, CA

Olancha, CA (March 11, 2023) – Several sections of the concrete-lined channel of LADWP’s Los Angeles Aqueduct collapsed late Friday night approximately two miles south of the town of Olancha. Due to the intense rains at lower elevations, storm water pooled on the west side of certain sections of the aqueduct channel, eroding the supporting […]

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Lower Rock Creek Road 2023
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  Storm Impacts Widespread RESIDENTS URGED TO SHELTER IN PLACE IF POSSIBLE UPDATE – 5 p.m. – Evening arrived with good news for the residents of Paradise. According to the Inyo County Road Department, the waters are receding adjacent to Lower Rock Creek Road and crews tentatively anticipated having the road open to at least […]

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March 11, 2023 Blake Jones Trout Derby Postponed

 After careful consideration, The Bishop Chamber of Commerce regrettably announces the decision to postpone the 2023 Blake Jones Trout Derby which was scheduled for March 11th. As everyone is aware, the Eastern Sierra has received unusually large amounts of snow this year. While it is sunny today, there is another very wet storm predicted for […]

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Mono Lake 2023

LADWP Confirms Elevation of Mono Lake Rising, No Emergency Conditions Present

Feb. 14, 2023 (LOS ANGELES) — Today, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced that recent measurements taken at Mono Lake indicate that the lake level elevation is 6,379.3 feet above sea level, which is approximately two feet higher than its 2017 low of 6,377.5 feet when no emergency regulatory action was […]

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LADWP Measures Water Content from Recent Storms – Precipitation Numbers—Impressive – Report by Deb Murphy

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s “water content” line took off like a rocket in early January, starting at 10-inches of water content and ending up, as of the end of the month, just short of 37-inches and 261-percent of normal to date. The department has already begun water deliveries to Los Angeles, […]

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LADWP Street Closed - road


LADWP is making improvements to its overhead power infrastructure on Line Street in Bishop from Tuesday, January 31 through Friday, February 3. Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To ensure the safety of LADWP crews and the public while work is being performed, Fowler Street between Line Street and Lagoon Street will be […]

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‘Tis the Season for Energy Savings

Did you know that LED holiday lights use 90% less electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs? Saving energy can translate to more gifts this holiday season and we have four tips to help ensure your home is comfy, efficient, and festive! Find and seal air leaks around chimneys, outlets, windows, and doors. Make sure your fireplace […]

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FROM DEB MURPHY – Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Takes a New Approach in Legal Battle with LADWP

  The Superior Court ruling last month did not mark the end of the dispute between Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over dust controls on Owens Lake. The beat goes on. From a simplified, but confirmed, interpretation of the ruling, the penalties levied by […]

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LADWP Takes Action to Protect LA Ratepayers from Unwarranted and Costly Orders by Great Basin Air Pollution Control District

Local Air Regulator Continues to Disregard Tribal Requests & Attempts to Expand Its Operating Budget — All Paid for by Angelenos Oct. 19, 2022 (LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) took legal action Tuesday to protect Los Angeles water customers from regulatory overreach by the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution […]

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