Mar 29, 2017

Snowpack runoff raises concern in the Owens Valley

Owens Lake, California
Mark Boster
Los Angeles Times

With snowpack levels at 241% of normal, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti a week ago issued an emergency declaration allowing the Department of Water and Power to take immediate steps to shore up its aqueduct and its $1-billion dust-control project on dry Owens Lake. (Video)