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Eastern Sierra Precipitation Conditions Get A Nice Bump

Rural Central and Southern Californians have a unique relationship with weather, or more precisely, a love-hate relationship. While folks in Los Angeles were hydroplaning down the freeway, the residents in the land of the Rain Shadow were trying to remember where they stored their chains while they performed their happy dances. But, the bottom line […]

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DWP measures snowpack at 171 percent of normal

DWP news release LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2019) – On April 5, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydropgraphers performed the final snowpack survey for the season, which helps determine the amount of water available for Los Angeles’ water supply. This year, the snowpack measured at 171 percent of normal, which translates […]

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LADWP updates snowpack, runoff

News release from LADWP BISHOP, CA – As of February 19, 2019, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is 165 percent of normal, which will likely translate into above average runoff come spring. As part of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) operations for this time each year, LADWP water system crews are preparing the […]

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