2023 Emergency Run-off Response

This webpage contains all LADWP updates for run-off management. Click the link for the latest posted news releases. 

Area Closures
-last updated 4/28/23-

Avoid waterways - swift, high-flowing water could lead to potentially hazardous conditions. LADWP urges members of the public recreating in the Eastern Sierra to abide by all public agency's safety advisories and closures. 

INYO COUNTY ROAD OPEN/CLOSED STATUS 
MONO COUNTY ROAD OPEN/CLOSED STATUS
CALTRANS QUICK MAP ALERTS

Owens River Gorge


CLOSED to all public access
6/6-6/25 for riparian flow
MORE INFO

Pleasant Valley 


Pleasant Valley Campground 
CLOSED

ROAD CLOSURES
- Pleasant Valley Rd. will not affect access to the Pleasant Valley Pit Campground

-Pleasant Valley Patrol Rd (CLOSED to vehicles)

Sad/Happy Boulders


Foot traffic is allowed on LADWP land to access the boulders

ROAD CLOSURES
-Chalk Bluff Rd

NO PARKING ALLOWED
-Chalk Bluff Rd
-Casa Diablo Rd
-Fish Slough Rd
-Jean Blanc Rd

Bishop


ROAD CLOSURES
Owens River Rd.

 -between Warm Springs Rd and Collins Rd.
-between Line Street and Warm Springs Rd (closure will isolate the area Known as “The Ropes and High Banks” )

Tinemaha Dam


CLOSED to all public access due to active construction

Owens River below reservoir is also closed to all access

Klondike Lake


CLOSED for motorized boating
MORE INFO

LADWP
Public Information


Bishop Admin Office
760-872-1109

Public Affairs
[email protected]
ladwp.com


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Key Resources

Eastern Sierra Unified Command Frequently Asked Questions 

Inyo County Spring Runoff Emergency Resource List

Ready Inyo

Storm and runoff response for Inyo County 

Ready Mono 

Storm and runoff response for Mono County

CalTrans

Road and traffic updates

National Weather Service 

Weather forecast for Eastern Sierra

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center

Avalanche Forecast and observations

LADWP crews and personnel work to prepare operations and the public for the anticipated high run-off.