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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

Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Deficit, DWP Reform To Top Garcetti’s ‘State Of The City’ Address

Mayor Eric Garcetti was expected to deliver his first State of the City address Thursday as Los Angeles faces a projected $242 million deficit and administrative issues at one of its largest utilities.

04/10/2014

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Judge Clears The Way For City Controller To Audit DWP Trusts

A judge has cleared the way for City Controller Ron Galperin to audit two trusts controlled by the union that represents Department of Water and Power workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

The City Council unanimously approved former Anaheim city manager Marcie Edwards as the new DWP General Manager in February. (credit: CBS)

DWP Chief, LA Mayor Assure Commercial Customers Of Progress On Reforms

Several of the biggest commercial customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) met Tuesday with the new general manager for an update on proposed reforms for the utility.

03/11/2014

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DWP Wait Times Improve; Officials ‘Working Out’ Billing, Meter Issues

Customers with the Department of Water & Power can expect shorter wait times while calling about billing issues even as the utility continues to work toward improved services, officials said Wednesday.

03/05/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Officials Slam DWP Union Manager For Releasing Audit ‘Summary’

The business manager of IBEW Local 18 Thursday posted documents online he hoped would settle the controversy about how millions of rate-payer dollars were used on a training institute and a safety institute.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

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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

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4,000 Lose Power In Chatsworth, Porter Ranch

More than 4,000 customers in the areas of Chatsworth and Porter Ranch are without power Sunday evening.

01/05/2014

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.

Consumer Group Warns Delta ‘Twin Tunnels’ Plan May Cost Ratepayers

Community leaders and consumer watchdog groups were set Wednesday to voice their opposition to a Northern California tunnels project that could impact neighborhoods here in the Southland.

12/18/2013

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