Inyo-Mono IRWMP Implementation

Milestones:

  • Awarded  $1,075,000 Prop. 84 Implementation Grant, enabling us to fund seven projects in the region. Work is began during the summer of 2012 in cooperation with individual project sponsors (see below), the Department of Water Resources, and our fiscal agent, Central Sierra RC&D. Projects awarded the grant are listed below.
  • In late 2015, awarded $1,816,943 through the final round of Prop. 84 Implementation funding.  This grant will support six important projects.  Read more about the grant and the projects.

Future Plans:

  • Apply for future rounds of Prop. 84 Implementation funding.
  • Seek other sources of funding for priority projects in the region.

Currently Funded Projects:

1. Safe Drinking Water and Fire Water Supply Feasibility Study for Tecopa, CA 
Project Sponsor:  Amargosa Conservancy
Grant Award:  $65,172
  • Final Feasibility Study Report released November 12, 2013 (To get a copy of the appendices, contact Holly Alpert:  holly@inyo-monowater.org)
  • Presentation on feasibility study report given at December 11, 2013, RWMG Meeting
  •  Project completion press release (January 10, 2014)
2. Coleville High School Water Project
Project Sponsor:  Eastern Sierra Unified School District
Grant Award:  $266,000
3. Round Valley Joint Elementary School Water Supply Reliability Enhancement
Project Sponsor:  Round Valley Joint Elementary School
Grant Award:  $80,400
4. New Hilltop Well
Project Sponsor:  Wheeler Crest Community Services District
Grant Award:  $55,300
5. Well Rehabilitation (Phase I)
Project Sponsor: Mammoth Community Water District
Grant Award:  $98,000
6. Laws, Independence, and Lone Pine Pump Operation Redundancy and SCADA Improvements  
Project Sponsor:  Inyo County Department of Public Works
Grant Award: $62,708
7. CSA-2 Sewer System Upgrade
Project Sponsor:  Inyo County Department of Public Works
Grant Award:  $310,895
  •  Project completion presentation given at May 27, 2015, RWMG meeting (Part 1) (Part 2)

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