Tag Archives | Dave Grah


Bishop water – reduce nitrates, conservation matters

By Deb Murphy The City’s Water and Sewer Commissioners and the Bishop City Council, are looking into ways to reduce nitrates in its waste water to levels anticipated to be less than the current 10 milligrams per liter limit when the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board issues new permits. Bishop isn’t alone; the Eastern […]

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Solar Panels

City of Bishop solar arrays: Up, on and saving

By Deb Murphy The 205 kilowatt solar panel array at the City of Bishop’s wastewater treatment plan was commissioned at 10 a.m. Tuesday and officially turned on. The meter is now spinning backwards at this, the third Bishop renewable energy project. Two arrays at the City’s Wells 2 and 4 were commissioned last month. The […]

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Cora Williams (Joseph's Market) and Dave Grah (Public Works Director)

Bishop downtown parking discussed at open house

By Deb Murphy Bishop’s Public Works Director Dave Grah conceded that the city’s Parking Open House recently didn’t have a great turnout. What it did have was a lot of good suggestions to solve the problem, whether real or perceived, of parking in downtown Bishop. City Hall’s Conference Room was lined with aerial photos of […]

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Notes from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Bishop City Public Works Director David Grah addressed concerns regarding water use at the Bishop High School football/soccer/track fields and on Inyo County’s Sunland Drive project, specifically in the face of efforts to drop water use by 25 percent of 2013 levels. Both have special permission to use city water, Grah explained at […]

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Ribbon cutting for Warren St. Improvements Project

By Deb Murphy The City Bishop celebrated the completion of the Warren Street Project with the traditional ribbon cutting at the intersection of Warren and Academy streets Wednesday morning. Public Works Director Dave Grah reviewed the history of the project that initially focused on pavement/sidewalk/drainage improvements funded by California gas tax funds. The City opted […]

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Hank Truxillo (left) a self-described casual biker offers cycle safety suggestions to Bishop Public Works Director Dave Grah during Monday afternoons Active Transportation project session.

Bishop working Active Transportation Program

By Deb Murphy Katie Larson kick-started the discussion of bike safety in Bishop at Monday’s City Council meeting, describing her unnerving trip down Line Street on her way to work in the mornings. “Bishop is bike-unfriendly,” she said during the Council’s public comment period. The City and Public Works Director Dave Grah have started the […]

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