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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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Broken Water Main Knocks Out Power To Beverly Hilton

A possible water main break just east of Wilshire has resulted in the closure of the eastbound lanes of Santa Monica Boulevard.

09/09/2014

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DWP To Explore Pricing Tiers Based On Residents’ Water Usage

Would adding a more complex pricing structure at the DWP encourage customers to cut back on their water usage?

09/02/2014

Councilman Felipe Fuentes (second from left) convened a special public meeting over renewed concerns about the DWP billing system. (Photo courtesy Councilman Felipe Fuentes/Twitter)

Special Public Meeting Held To Focus On New Wave Of DWP Billing Issues

Months after concerns were first raised over the utility’s billing system, a new wave of issues has been reported.

08/27/2014

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DWP Boosts Staffing To Educate LA Water Wasters

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is stepping up enforcement efforts to promote water conservation during the statewide drought.

08/19/2014

LADWP workers securing hole on Sunset Blvd by #UCLA to begin replacing broken water main. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

Crews Finish Repairing Burst Pipe Near UCLA

Utility crews were fitting and welding a nearly century-old pipe that burst and made a mucky mess of UCLA with hopes of finishing the fixes and restoring heavily traveled Sunset Boulevard above it on the weekend.

08/02/2014

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 / KCAL9–07/30/2014

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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 / KCAL9–07/30/2014

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