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Groundbreaking agreement gives Los Angeles Aqueduct new purpose: Healing streams

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 by Arya, Communications Director
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The Mono Lake Committee is thrilled to announce the completion of an innovative agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (DWP) that will result in a significant leap forward in restoration of the health of fisheries, streamside forests, birds, and wildlife on 19 miles of Mono Basin streams, all without reducing water exports to Los Angeles.

A key element of the agreement, reached jointly with CalTrout and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, is DWP’s commitment to modernize antiquated aqueduct infrastructure at Grant Lake Reservoir Dam. These structural improvements will give DWP the capacity to meet State Water Board requirements for flows to Rush Creek and Mono Lake.

“The science is in, the plan is written, (more…)

Breaking news: Landmark agreement with DWP for Mono Basin stream restoration

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 by Arya, Communications Director
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We are thrilled to announce the completion of an innovative agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power that will result in a significant leap forward in restoring the health of fisheries, streamside forests, birds, and wildlife on 19 miles of Mono Basin streams without reducing water exports to Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Board of Commissioners is set to vote on the agreement in their Tuesday, August 27th meeting.

Stay tuned here on the Mono-logue for more information on the agreement and an update on the vote. We’ll be posting on Facebook, Twitter, and with #monolakecommittee on Instagram as well.

Rush Creek and the Grant Lake Reservoir Dam in the Mono Basin. The agreement will accelerate restoration on four of Mono Lake's tributaries. Photo by Arya Degenhardt.

Hydrology Update: Rainy June; Mono Lake to drop 1/2 foot this summer

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 by Greg, Information & Restoration Specialist
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This week we received LADWP’s forecast for Mono Lake levels for the 2009 Runoff Year (April 1, 2009-March 31, 2010). The lake is expected to be at its peak right now (the current elevation of Mono Lake is 6382.53 feet above sea level ), and fall about 1/2 foot by early September, and fall a total of about (more…)

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