Our Commitment to Controlling Dust on Owens Lake

Arial view of Owens Lake

LADWP has devoted an enormous amount of financial and water resources to live up to its obligations at Owens Lake, and the work has resulted in substantial and enduring environmental progress.






Video about our efforts to control dust from Owens Lake - and our concerns.

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Owens Lake "Big Day" Bird Count Results

Owens Lake “Big Day” bird surveys track trends in bird use of the Owens Lake Dust Control Project area. The surveys help guide wildlife habitat management decisions, refine habitat suitability models, and guide the implementation of water conservation efforts, while dust control requirements continue to be met.

Learn more about "Big Day"

Owens Lake Master Project Document

This link is provided for the Owens Lake Master Planning Committee members to facilitate their review of the Owens Lake Master Project document presented on April 16, 2013, to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners.

Download Owens Lake Master Project PDF