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USC School of Engineering Professor Lucio Soibelman (credit: CBS)

USC Professor: LA’s Aging Water Pipes Will Only Get Worse

Lucio Soibelman, a professor at USC’s School of Engineering, believes concerns over liability are hindering LADWP from conducting preventative measures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–21 hours ago

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Hundreds Of Cars Still Trapped After Water-Main Break Floods UCLA Parking Structures

An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–23 hours ago

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Crews, Officials Assess Damage After Broken Water Main Floods Parts Of UCLA

Parts of UCLA remained underwater after a nearly 100-year old water main break resulted in massive flooding on Tuesday afternoon, causing havoc across campus.

07/29/2014

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Water-Main Break Results In Flooding At UCLA

Police officials are considering issuing a possible evacuation order after a water-main break has resulted in overwhelming flooding near UCLA.

07/29/2014

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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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Judge Sides With Mayor’s Office In DWP Trust Fight

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday granted a pair of victories to lawyers for Mayor Eric Garcetti in an ongoing bid to force a union leader to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department of Water and Power trusts.

07/18/2014

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Water Main Break Floods Venice Condo Complex Garage

A large water main break flooded the garage of a Venice condo complex overnight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

A water main broke in Koreatown Thursday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

30-Inch Water Main Breaks In Koreatown

The break occurred at Sixth Street and Vermont Avenue, officials said.

07/10/2014

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Man In Need Of Artificial Heart Machine Says DWP Threatening To Shut Off Power To Home

A West Hills man who needs an artificial heart machine to stay alive said that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is threatening to shut off the power to his home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2014

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DWP Boosts ‘Cash In Your Lawn’ Rebate For Residential Customers

Angelenos can turn their water-friendly lawns into green for their pockets under a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) program.

06/19/2014

Officials say the first phase of construction on the Griffith Park water recycling project is now underway. (Photo courtesy DWP)

Crews Begin Work On Griffith Park Water Recycling Project

Construction was underway Friday on a connecting pipeline that is expected to divert reclaimed and treated water to Griffith Park.

05/16/2014

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Thousands Hit By Power Outages Due To Strong Wind Gusts In SoCal

Strong wind gusts left thousands of Southland residents without power Wednesday, officials said.

04/30/2014

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Powerhouse Fire Victims Sue LADWP

Residents affected by last year’s Powerhouse Fire near Santa Clarita are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility is to blame for starting the blaze that destroyed dozens of homes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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DWP Resumes Power Shutoffs For Delinquent Business Customers

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has resumed shutting off electricity to at least some delinquent customers, according to reports Thursday.

04/17/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Back To Basics’ Campaign In Inaugural State Of The City Address

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti gave his inaugural State of the City address on Thursday, discussing challenges for the city as well as potential solutions.

04/10/2014

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