Whipping winds and steady rain caused power lines to fail Sunday across the Southland, leaving thousands of residents sitting in the dark at nightfall.
Power to 60,000 customers in the Venice, Westchester and Playa Del Rey areas, plus terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, briefly went out Tuesday morning.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power unveiled a new smartphone app to help customers find H20 when they’re thirsty.
A water tower sprung a leak in Mount Olympus Sunday, a fire captain said.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews continued to work around the clock to restore service to nearly all the 57,000 houses and businesses that lost power during Wednesday’s major wind storm.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday it will take days to clean up after what he called a “once in a generation” wind event, and he urged residents to stay indoors and brace for another night of strong winds.
Los Angeles International Airport was hit by a temporary power outage shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
It’s official: the Department of Water & Power is among the least popular businesses in all of the U.S.
A CBS2 Investigation broadcast earlier this month has spawned change — solar systems installed on L.A. homes received the OK from DWP to be turned on after months of sitting idle on rooftops.
The push to go green is making some DWP customers turn red with anger.
About 1,200 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were left in the dark Friday after an explosion in an underground vault in the Mid-Wilshire area.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is offering up to $2,000 in rebates for customers who want to install electric vehicle chargers in their homes.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is cutting its budget more than $400 million by imposing a hiring freeze, reducing nonessential training and eliminating take-home vehicles for executives.
High winds and rain knocked out power to more than 46,000 Southland homes and businesses Sunday, according to utility officials.
About 2,100 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers got their electricity back Sunday after a storm-related outage left them in the dark overnight.