Welcome to IRWMP

The Inyo-Mono Integrated Regional Water Management Program (IRWMP) is a part of a statewide effort that is geared towards finding and implementing solutions for regional water management issues. The Inyo–Mono IRWMP formally began in 2008 and since its inception has raised more than $2.5 million to assist with essential water management projects and research for Inyo, Mono, and Kern Counties. Find out more

INYO – MONO REGIONAL WATER NEWS

Walking Water video

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Alan Bacock of the Big Pine Paiute Tribe shared a short video describing the first phase of Walking Water, which was a journey from the Mono Basin to Owens Lake and took place in September 2015. You can learn more about the Walking Water effort at http://walking-water.org/.

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Regional Workshops

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Starting next week, the State Water Resources Control Board and the Department of Water Resources will hold a series of informational meetings to discuss the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and to answer questions from the public. There are two meetings held on each day with the exception of the Redding meeting. The afternoon … Continue reading Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Regional Workshops

Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Webinar October 8

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The Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program is a coordinated, integrated, collaborative program to restore the health of California’s primary watershed through increased investment and needed policy changes. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy and US Forest Service will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, October 8, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., to discuss the present status and … Continue reading Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Webinar October 8

September 9 webinar: California’s Groundwater Update 2013: North Coast, North Lahontan, South Lahontan, and Colorado River Hydrologic Region Briefing

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On September 9, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will be holding a briefing on the regional groundwater updates for the North Lahontan, South Lahontan, North Coast, and Colorado River hydrologic regions.  These updates were conducted as part of the larger California Water Plan Update 2013 process.  The briefing will also cover the GIS-based … Continue reading September 9 webinar: California’s Groundwater Update 2013: North Coast, North Lahontan, South Lahontan, and Colorado River Hydrologic Region Briefing

Draft Proposition 1 Schedule available

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Several state-level water agencies have made available a draft schedule of the many programs available through Proposition 1.  We have posted this schedule to the DWR Links page of our website:  http://inyo-monowater.org/resources/links/dwr/.  Updates to the schedule will be posted as we receive them.

Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection Workshops June 30 & July 1

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The CA Dept. of Water Resources and California Rural Water Association (CRWA) are presenting Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection workshops in Bakersfield (June 30) and Clovis (July 1). The workshops are free to the public and designed for small communities and rural, disadvantaged systems.  The program will cover drought preparedness and response, groundwater, water conservation, leak … Continue reading Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection Workshops June 30 & July 1