Diversion gates that control inflow to the Lower Owens River
The Owens River course includes headwaters points near the Upper San Joaquin Watershed, reservoirs and diversion points (e.g., for the Los Angeles Aqueduct), and the river's mouth at Owens Lake. The river drains the Crowley Lake Watershed (USGS HUC 18090102) of 1,900 sq mi (4,900 km2) and the north portion of the Owens Lake Watershed (USGS HUC 18090103) of 1,340 sq mi (3,500 km2).
^"Owens River and the Los Angeles Aqueduct". Evaluation of the Hydrologic System and Selected Water-Management Alternatives in the Owens Valley, California. Retrieved 2010-07-13. a 96- to 108-inch pipeline (penstock) that connects Lake Crowley in the Long Valley with the Pleasant Valley Reservoir
^ abWilerson, Gregg et al. (2007). "Roadside Geology and Mining History: Owens Valley and Mono Basin"(pdf). p. 40. Retrieved 2010-06-14. On December 6, 2006 the LA Department of Water and Power was ordered to divert 5% of the annual flow of the Owens River out of the aqueduct and back into Owens Gorge to support the trout fishery.CS1 maint: Explicit use of et al. (link)