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Mono County addresses drought

– Mono County press release Water conservation is on the minds of all Californians this summer, and Mono County is doing its part to save this precious resource. County staff is addressing drought-related issues on many fronts, from implementing water use reductions to providing information to our visitors. The county public works department’s facilities staff […]

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MCWD urges increased conservation awareness

– Press release from the Mammoth Community Water District Mammoth Lakes, CA –Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) announced the need for increased conservation awareness in 2015 as California’s drought persists into its fourth year. MCWD depends on the region’s snowpack to feed the District’s surface water supply and replenish groundwater aquifers. Unfortunately, the current snowpack […]

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Climatologist talks dry spells

With the exception of some precipitation in the mountains Thursday, the near non-stop sunny and warm weather has dominated January. We checked in with a climatologist, who has long studied the Eastern Sierra, for a view on what’s happening in our atmosphere. Dan Cayan, Climate Researcher at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, says there is no […]

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