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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

(credit: Art Barron/CBS2)

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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City Council Approves Moratorium On DWP Shutoff Notices

The council voted 12-0 to place a moratorium on disconnection notices.

11/27/2013

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Councilmen Criticize DWP Amid Customer Service Complaints

Councilman Paul Krekorian criticized that DWP on Wednesday, saying officials did a poor job of letting customers know of the changes.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/20/2013

(CBS)

DWP Cuts Funding To Nonprofits After Questions Raised Over $40M In Spending

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has cut off funding to two affiliated nonprofit institutes after questions surfaced about how they spent more than $40 million in ratepayers’ money.

11/20/2013

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.

LA Aqueduct Marks 100 Years Of Water Flowing To SoCal

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials took part in a reenactment ceremony to mark the anniversary Los Angeles’ first aqueduct on Tuesday.

11/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

DWP Crews Repair Water Main After Break Floods Tarzana Neighborhood

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Friday repaired a broken water main that flooded a San Fernando Valley neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2013

(CBS)

City Council OKs DWP Labor Deal

The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday in favor of a new labor agreement reached this week between the city and the union representing 92 percent of workers at the Department of Water and Power.

08/23/2013

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Mayor Garcetti: Ratepayers Will Save $4B Over 30 Years Under New DWP Contract

Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday discussed the new contract deal with the Department of Water and Power union leaders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Mayor Garcetti, DWP Union Leaders Reach Agreement On New Contract

An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday evening.

08/22/2013

(credit: Miguel Ospital/UGC/CBS)

City Council To Review DWP Contract Over Salary Issues

The Los Angeles City Council held a public hearing Friday regarding the Department of Water and Power’s contract negotiations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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