Department Of Water and Power

20 Downtown LA Buildings Briefly Lose Power At Start Of Business DayAbout 20 large buildings lost power briefly in downtown Los Angeles at the start of the business day.
LADWP Issues Energy Conservation AlertAn energy conservation alert was issued Friday as temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees and beyond in the San Fernando Valley.
CBS2 Investigation On Federal Water Waste In SoCal Prompts Lawmaker To Take ActionInvestigative reporter David Goldstein spoke on Tuesday to Congresswoman Janice Hahn, who said she was shocked and embarrassed by what he and his team found with hidden cameras.
Ex-LADWP Employee Accused Of Misappropriating More Than $4M In Public FundsA retired Los Angeles Department of Water employee was charged with misappropriating more than $4 million in public funds, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials said Thursday.
Beverly Grove Water Main Break Is Another Sign Of Los Angeles' Aging InfrastructureNearly 20,000 gallons of water was lost Tuesday after a water main break in Beverly Grove, officials said.
LADWP Under Fire After City Controller Releases Scathing Audit Of Its FinancesA newly released audit of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power found that ratepayers footed the bill for thousands of dollars in free gas for employees and expensive steak dinners, as well as millions in contracts without competitive bids.
LADWP On State-Ordered Water Cutbacks: We've Already Been Doing That For YearsGov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.
Water Main Break Impacts Businesses In Park La Brea AreaAbout a dozen businesses in the Park La Brea area were without water service Saturday morning following the rupture of a main on Beverly Boulevard, according to the Department of Water and Power.
Garcetti, DWP Try To Smooth Ripples Caused By $15B Estimate To Earthquake-Proof LA's Water PipesA report on what it would cost to earthquake-proof L.A.'s water supply is causing an aftershock through City Hall.
Report: LA DWP Knew It Was Releasing Flawed Billing System And That May Cost Taxpayers Nearly $200MA state audit says the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power knew it was releasing a flawed billing system and the botched rollout has cost nearly $200 million — losses that could be passed to ratepayers.
Power Outages Make Heat Wave Unbearable For Southland ResidentsPower outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
Mid-City Pipe Bursts, Leaving Several Dozen Customers DryUtility crews were working late Sunday morning to re-establish water service for at least 50 customers left dry when a 6-inch water main burst earlier in the day.
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