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Inyo Supervisors: Tribal consultation policy, water run-off

By Deb Murphy Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting was long but fruitful as the Board and area Tribal representatives appear close to transitioning from a workshop on a consultation policy to an action item on the County’s protocol. In addition, while the County’s Water Department Director couldn’t tell the Board California is out […]

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Weather forecaster, Dennis Mattinson

Sierra Wave’s ‘Matt’ talks El Nino

By Deb Murphy It’s no wonder goats were bled out and virgins tossed into volcanic craters in an attempt to appease Mother Nature. She is capricious and, at least for the last four years, not capricious in a good way. As the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Inyo County scramble to find […]

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Better snowpack but not great

Instead of worst ever, officials now call this year’s snowpack slightly better. The California Department of Water Resources snow survey team checked out conditions last week, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power snow team measured conditions and posted them Monday. In February, DWP measured 11.3 inches of water content at Mammoth Pass. […]

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