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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

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SCE outage alert Thursday for ICWCSD

News release Southern California Edison has announced a notification of a Maintenance Power Outage Alert on Thursday August 4, 2016 that will cause the power to be out in the Manor Market area, specifically the Indian Creek-Westridge Community Services District (ICWCSD) from 12:30PM to 3:30PM (outage reference #775910). This presents an opportunity for the ICWCSD […]

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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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Bishop Creek water users: ‘Work, suffer together’

By Deb Murphy Mark Lacey asked that area ranchers and West Bishop residents “work together and suffer together.” Steve Stevens anticipated that request and is working toward a system that would equitably distribute the reduced flows out of the Bishop Creek drainage through the irrigation season. At issue is a 23-percent reduction in irrigation allocations […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve irrigation recommendation

By Deb Murphy The only place water seems to show up in the Owens Valley lately is at meetings; it’s certainly not coming out of the sky. The Inyo County Supervisors approved the Water Department’s recommendation that irrigation allotments be reduced by 23 percent in the Bishop Cone. The action moves the matter to the […]

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Roads, trails damaged by thunderstorms

– Forest Service press release: Two separate thunderstorm events that occurred the evening of July 21st and the afternoon of July 28th have caused damage to several roads, trails, and other infrastructure on the Mt. Whitney Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest. Localized storm cells dropped several inches of water on to mountain slopes […]

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Energy savings for mobile-home owners

The Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative issued the following the press release: A leader in the continuing effort to make the Eastern Sierra region as energy-efficient as possible, the Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative (ESEI)  launch the Comprehensive Mobile Home Program on Monday. The Comprehensive Mobile Home Program is administered by Southern California Edison (SCE) under the […]

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