LADWP will release higher-than-normal water downthe Owens River Gorge from August 29 – September 6, 2022, 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 10-mile stretch of river between the Upper Gorge Power Plant and Pleasant Valley Reservoir.
No public access will be allowed within the Owens River Gorge from Long Valley Dam to the Control Gorge Power Plant.
High water levels with strong currents pose potential safety hazards that could result in personal injury and property damage.
Please adhere to posted signs. LADWP personnel will be monitoring the area.
To make a report:
Water Operation Eric Tillemans 760-873-0256
Communications & Public Affairs Jessica Johnson 213-271-3369