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LADWP not bailing out Indian Wells Overdraft, for now

The critical aquifer overdraft in the Indian Wells Valley has been viewed with dread at Owens Valley Groundwater Authority meetings. Between growth in Ridgecrest and the Naval Air Station at White Sands, the area’s groundwater is in overdraft. The Owens Valley basin, on the other hand, appears to be in decent shape with a yet […]

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Inyo supervisors talk Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Basin

By Deb Murphy Water discussions at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meetings usually focus on the Owens Valley and its relationship with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. But, not Tuesday when the critically over-drafted Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Basin got all the attention. The valley spans Southern Inyo, Kern and San […]

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