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2021 Eastern Sierra Fish Opener | LADWP Boat Inspection Schedule

To keep our waterways safe from the spread of invasive mussels, all boats entering Crowley Lake will be inspected. Boats that have tags from last season 2020, do not need to be re-inspected as long as the original tag has not been broken or tampered with. LADWP INSPECTION SCHEDULE: 4/21  Bishop/ Vons 6:45A.M.-7:00 P.M. Crowley Lake […]

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The Long Valley Adaptive Management Plan for Bi-State Sage-Grouse Completed by LADWP

April 5, 2021 (LOS ANGELES) – The City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today announced the completion of the Long Valley Adaptive Management Plan for Bi-state sage-grouse. Developed in partnership with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Plan’s completion reaffirms LADWP’s commitment to protecting nearly 40,000 acres of […]

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Some thoughts on the “On-Going Legal Battle over LADWP Long Valley Leases” in Mono County

March 27, 2021: Deb Murphy  Our reporter Deb Murphy has long covered water issues here in the Owens Valley and Eastern Sierra. We asked her for some perspective on the latest news about Mono County and the Sierra Club’s successful lawsuit against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over Long Valley’s and Round […]

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LADWP Proposes; the Superior Court Disposes: Mono County Wins Legal Fight to Stop De-watering of Long Valley

Mono County won their court case against a plan by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to remove irrigation water from the Long Valley from Crowley Lake to Bishop. On Monday, March 8, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda, issued an order requiring the DWP to continue to […]

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Eastern Sierra Precipitation Conditions Get A Nice Bump

Rural Central and Southern Californians have a unique relationship with weather, or more precisely, a love-hate relationship. While folks in Los Angeles were hydroplaning down the freeway, the residents in the land of the Rain Shadow were trying to remember where they stored their chains while they performed their happy dances. But, the bottom line […]

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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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