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.
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.
Prosecutors say a Los Angeles city contractor has cost taxpayers millions of dollars in damages.
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.
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.
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.
City officials Monday announced a new plan that would put Los Angeles on track to become 15 percent more energy efficient by 2020.
Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break.
Crews Tuesday continued to repair a broken water main at a major Hollywood intersection.
Crews are on the scene of a water main break that has caused street damage and closed a portion of the area.
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.
Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
It did not take long for the heat to return on Sunday. In some areas, it never really went away.
A possible water main break just east of Wilshire has resulted in the closure of the eastbound lanes of Santa Monica Boulevard.
Would adding a more complex pricing structure at the DWP encourage customers to cut back on their water usage?