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DWP responds to Crowley rumor

As fears of drought grow, so do rumors. One that came to our newsroom was that the Department of Water and Power planned to drain Crowley Lake. Chris Plakos of DWP Public Relations said that’s not true. Plakos said, “Rumors that LADWP is planning on draining Crowley Lake are unfounded and incorrect. LADWP understands the […]

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Too much water down the tube?

In 1940, the family of Stan Matlick of Bishop won a court decision called the Hillside Decree that limits groundwater pumping in the Bishop area to the amount used on Los Angeles-owned lands in what’s called the Bishop Cone. No groundwater is to be exported. This year, Mr. Matlick thinks the Los Angeles Department of […]

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LADWP tightens rules

Groups in the Bishop area – everything from the Boy Scouts to the Photo Club – are having problems using the Department of Water and Power meeting room at the Bishop headquarters. The Bishop Photo Club said that DWP has informed them that they will no longer be able to use their conference room unless […]

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