The LADWP has the latest water numbers
The Los Angeles Department of water and power’s numbers show a slight increase in both snow pack and overall precipitation. The past weekends rain and snow not only helped with the round fire, but also provided a much needed lift to gloomy precipitation conditions. The link below will take you to the LADWP’s water report.
Eastern Sierra Current Precipitation Conditions
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Prescribed Burns begin this Week
The LADWP and CAL Fire to Conduct Series of Prescribed Burns for Range and Habitat Improvement. The burns to occur this week through March 13, 2015. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and CAL Fire crews will be conducting a series of prescribed burns for range and habitat improvement purposes in the Bishop and Independence areas from January 12- March 13, 2015. The first prescribed burn will occur northeast of Independence this week. Burning will take place throughout the morning, and smoke will be visible in and around the Blackrock area.
The public is asked not to report the smoke and fire in the controlled burn areas. Crews will monitor the fire throughout the burn, and will take precautions to keep smoke away from area communities.
Photo Courtesy of Gary Young Photography
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LORP 2014 Draft Report Available
This years annual report is now available for review and can be downloaded from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Powers website. The report can be found at www.ladwp.com/LORP. The report represents the completion of the eighth year of monitoring and contains the Memorandum of Understanding Consultant’s Adaptive management recommendations. A hard copy of the report may be reviewed by the public at the LADWP office at 300 Mandich Street, Bishop. Inyo County and the LADWP will be conducing a public meeting on the draft report at a meeting set for 9am on Wednesday, January 14th at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Chambers at 224 North Edwards Street, Independence. The meeting will provide the public the opportunity to offer comments on the draft report and any other LORP-related issues they would like to discuss with staff from the LADWP, Inyo County, and the MOU consultants.
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