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LADWP Reaches Tentative Settlement In Customer Billing Class-Action Litigation

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reached a settlement on Monday in regards to a customer billing class-action litigation.

08/17/2015

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Busted Water Main Causes Giant Hole In Studio City

Crews were working Monday to repair a water main break that caused a sinkhole along a busy San Fernando Valley thoroughfare.

08/10/2015

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Water Main Break Floods Busy Studio City Intersection

A water line ruptured at Ventura Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon, according to the Department of Water and Power.

08/09/2015

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UCLA Claims $13 Million In Damage From Flooding

UCLA says last year’s flooding from a broken water main caused $13 million in damage and it wants the city utility to pay.

07/09/2015

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LADWP Proposes Rate Hikes Over Next 5 Years For Infrastructure Repairs

Los Angeles residents may need to brace themselves for water and power rate hikes.

07/08/2015

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Public Utilities Commission Unanimously Passes Re-Vamped Rate Structure

“It’s not right at all because you use less, you should pay less,” said Isabel Aguirre.

07/03/2015

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8,000 DWP Customers Without Power In Silverlake After Vault Explosion

Thousands of Department of Water and Power customers throughout the Silverlake area lost power Tuesday night following an explosion in a vault.

06/30/2015

The Los Angeles Aqueduct carries water from the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, which carry less snow than normal, to major urban areas of Southern California.

DWP To Unveil Plan To Capture Storm Runoff In Drought-Fighting Effort

The Department of Water and Power plans to capture storm water runoff and use it to refill underground supplies rather than allow it to drain into the ocean via storm channels.

06/25/2015

Ex-DWP Technician Pleads Not Guilty To Misappropriation Of $4M In Public Funds

A former Department of Water and Power technician pleaded not guilty Monday to misappropriating more than $4 million in public funds from the utility.

06/15/2015

A Van Nuus couple was relieved to find out today that the DQP was acknowledging a $51,000 water bill was a mistake. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: DWP Admits Making Mistake On Van Nuys Couple’s $51K Water Bill

The Goreshters, immigrants from the former Soviet Union, were afraid they could lose their condo.

05/20/2015

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Gas Line Secured In Hollywood, Allowing Dozens Evacuated To Return Home

A ruptured gas line was reported in the 1700 block of North Cahuenga Boulevard around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a LAFD spokesperson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2015

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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

KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti. (credit: KNX)

Garcetti To Talk Reelection Plans, DWP Audit On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to address a range of hot topics – including plans to run for a second term – as part of the monthly KNX 1070 segment.

05/11/2015

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DWP Officials Outline Plan To Capture, Reuse Storm Drain Water

Officials with LADWP unveiled the plan after tens of thousands of gallons of reservoir water were lost in Eagle Rock when it was released into streets and storm drains.

05/06/2015

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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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