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Photographed 4 October 2013.
Mandated Mono Lake Level
On September 28, 1994, the California State Water
Resources Control Board set a target lake level of
6,392 feet, 25 feet below its 1941 level.
The decision decreased water diversions by Los
Angeles's Department of Water and Power (DWP)
from four Mono Lake tributaries.
This decision was made “in accord with the
Court's mandate to protect public trust resouces
where feasible and the mandate of the California
Constitution to maximize the reasonable and
bebeficial use of California's limited water
The Board also ordered DWP to prepare and
implement plans to restore damaged streams and
When the Lake reaches its mandated level of
6,392 feet, this panel will be at water's edge.
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Date and time this page was prepared:
9/18/2023 5:23:53 PM