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CBS2 Investigation On Federal Water Waste In SoCal Prompts Lawmaker To Take Action

Investigative 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.

07/14/2015

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Ex-LADWP Employee Accused Of Misappropriating More Than $4M In Public Funds

A 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.

06/11/2015

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Beverly Grove Water Main Break Is Another Sign Of Los Angeles’ Aging Infrastructure

Nearly 20,000 gallons of water was lost Tuesday after a water main break in Beverly Grove, officials said.

05/12/2015

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LADWP Under Fire After City Controller Releases Scathing Audit Of Its Finances

A 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.

04/30/2015

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LADWP On State-Ordered Water Cutbacks: We’ve Already Been Doing That For Years

Gov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.

04/04/2015

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Water Main Break Impacts Businesses In Park La Brea Area

About 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.

03/21/2015

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Garcetti, DWP Try To Smooth Ripples Caused By $15B Estimate To Earthquake-Proof LA’s Water Pipes

A report on what it would cost to earthquake-proof L.A.’s water supply is causing an aftershock through City Hall.

03/21/2015

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Report: LA DWP Knew It Was Releasing Flawed Billing System And That May Cost Taxpayers Nearly $200M

A 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.

03/10/2015

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Power Outages Make Heat Wave Unbearable For Southland Residents

Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.

09/14/2014

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Mid-City Pipe Bursts, Leaving Several Dozen Customers Dry

Utility 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.

09/14/2014

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Men Posing As DWP Workers Ransack Woman’s Home

A 79-year-old woman is warning people to beware of men who pose as DWP workers to distract residents while they rob their homes.

07/18/2014

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DWP Chief To Leave Office By Jan. 31

Department of Water and Power General Manager Ron Nichols will step down from his post of three years at the end of the month, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday.

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Water main break STORY

One Lane Reopens After Water Main Break Creates Hole, Causes Flooding In Woodland Hills

A busy stretch of road was shut down Saturday after a water main break opened up a hole and caused street flooding, authorities said.

12/07/2013

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Mayor Garcetti: Ratepayers Will Save $4B Over 30 Years Under New DWP Contract

Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday discussed the new contract deal with the Department of Water and Power union leaders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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City Council To Review DWP Contract Over Salary Issues

The Los Angeles City Council held a public hearing Friday regarding the Department of Water and Power’s contract negotiations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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