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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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Officials To Resume Audit of DWP Trusts; City Launches ‘Online Checkbook’

City officials announced Friday the launch of an online database of financial records for the Department of Water and Power in an effort to make the utility more transparent to taxpayers.

03/13/2015

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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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Audit: Roll Out Of DWP Billing System Could Cost Customers $200M

A state audit released Tuesday found that the Department of Water and Power’s troubled billing system could wind up costing ratepayers more than $200 million.

03/10/2015

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City Attorney Sues Contractor For Alleged DWP Billing Mismanagement

Prosecutors say a Los Angeles city contractor has cost taxpayers millions of dollars in damages.

03/06/2015

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Santa Ana Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands Across Southland

Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.

01/25/2015

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DWP Installs Quake-Resistant Pipes Near Northridge Hospital

City officials were set Friday to install high-tech pipes to help make of the San Fernando Valley’s biggest hospitals ready for the next big quake.

01/16/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Public Employees Parking In Front Of Fire Hydrants In Non-Emergencies

An investigation by CBS2’s David Goldstein caught employees from various public agencies parking in front of fire hydrants – not on emergencies, but while going to lunch.

11/24/2014

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Mayor Unveils Plan To Make LA More Energy Efficient

City officials Monday announced a new plan that would put Los Angeles on track to become 15 percent more energy efficient by 2020.

11/10/2014

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Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Of Silver Lake Residents Without Service

Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break.

10/30/2014

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More Leaks Found On Broken Hollywood Water Main

Crews Tuesday continued to repair a broken water main at a major Hollywood intersection.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2014

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12-Inch Water Main Bursts In Holmby Hills

Crews are on the scene of a water main break that has caused street damage and closed a portion of the area.

CBS Los Angeles–09/28/2014

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Official: DWP May Take Up To 48 Hours To Respond To Smaller Water Main Breaks

Despite water usage restrictions for customers, it can still take up to two days for DWP crews to fix some water main breaks, officials said Thursday.

09/25/2014

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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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Heatwave Sets Sights On Record Highs

It did not take long for the heat to return on Sunday. In some areas, it never really went away.

09/14/2014

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