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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2014

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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More Than 1,700 DWP Customers In Hollywood Hills Without Power

More than 1,700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in the Hollywood Hills are were without power Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidates City Councilman Eric Garcetti (L) and City Controller Wendy Greuel (R) pose for a handshake with moderator Warren Olney, of radio station KCRW, after a debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW at the Petersen Automotive Museum on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Garcetti and Greuel are preparing for a May 21 runoff vote to determine which will be the next mayor of Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tremendous DWP Salaries Scandal May Prove Key Issue For Mayoral Election

They key issue, as the mayoral runoff election approaches, may turn out to be the tremendous figures earned by the Department of Water and Power in the midst of hard economic times.

05/07/2013

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Utility Ratepayers To Foot $7.5M Bill For LA Children’s Museum

Some utility ratepayers are less than thrilled to foot a $7.5 million bill that will help fund the Children’s Museum of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2012

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At Least 3,000 Residents Affected By Power Outages In San Fernando Valley, Brentwood

Nearly 3,000 residents in Studio City, Northridge, Reseda and Brentwood were reportedly without power Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

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Port Of LA Traffic Control Tower Gets Renewable Energy Makeover

The Marine Exchange of Southern California Tuesday unveiled a renewable energy makeover for the vessel traffic control tower at the port of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2012

CBS2 Investigative reporter David Goldstein confronts Maurice Levin who reportedly owes the DWP $56,000 in back rent. (credit: CBS)

DWP Let $2.4 Million Go Uncollected, Now Wants Rate Hike

After failing to collect millions in past-due payments from property owners — including from the husband of one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s top administrators — the DWP wants to raise rates for water and power on all Angelenos,

07/12/2012

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LADWP Seeks To Raise Power, Water Rates

Los Angeles residents may soon have to pay more for both water and power. The Department of Water and Power is seeking to raise electric rates by 10.5 percent, while water rates could spike 4.9 percent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2012

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City Council OK’s 3 Percent Water Rate Hike

Department of Water and Power customers will soon see a sizeable rate hike on their water bill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/09/2012

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Ruptured Water Tower Causes Substantial Leak In Mount Olympus

A water tower sprung a leak in Mount Olympus Sunday, a fire captain said.

12/11/2011

(CBS)

DWP Votes To Raise Water Rates For LA Residents

The Department of Water and Power is raising water rates for Los Angeles customers to help cover costs associated with meeting new federal environmental requirements.

12/07/2011

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