A Brief Overview: Recent Owens Valley Water History and OVC

Note: In 2008, Inyo County Water Department posted a far more extensive 1902-2007 chronology of events in Owens Valley water history than our overview. If you’d like to see it, click here: In 1902, to open more western land to settlement and irrigation, Congress created the United States Reclamation Service. The Owens Valley in eastern California was … Read more