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Mayor Garcetti lifts Owens Valley emergency declaration

LADWP news release, Nov. 21 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti (Tuesday) lifted the emergency declaration he initiated in March to protect the lands and communities near the Los Angeles Aqueduct from flooding created by record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra. The declaration helped the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) respond to […]

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‘To Dust’: Multi-media piece about draining of Owens Lake

Press release Lone Pine, CA – On an unusually warm autumn weekend, Composer Bryan Curt Kostors walks along the dried dirt and mud of current-day Owens Lake, California. He is working on the film component of his new piece, To Dust, and he and the film crew are doing everything they can to accommodate the […]

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LADWP removes temporary dam

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power press release Bishop, CA – After meeting environmental demands in the Eastern Sierra for the irrigation season, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) removed the temporary dam in the Los Angeles Aqueduct, unblocking the system and allowing exportation of approximately 22,000 acre feet (AF) of […]

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100 years of LA aqueduct and museum calendar reveals historic photos

Museum’s 2013 Calendar Features Construction of the LA Aqueduct The Eastern California Museum’s 2013 calendar features more than a dozen photos of various phases of the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Work on the 238-mile long Aqueduct started in 1908 and the massive project was completed in 1913. Once complete, the Aqueduct conveyed the […]

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Make it a museum holiday

Eastern California Museum is Open Over Labor Day Weekend   (Press Release) The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be open to the public during the entire Labor Day Weekend, from Friday Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is currently showing its latest exhibit, Personal Responsibility: The […]

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