Transformer Fires Knock Out Power Throughout LAThere have been 18-20 transformer and utility pole fires early this morning, LADWP spokesman Michael Ventre said.
CBS2 Investigation: Amid Drought, LADWP Caught Watering Artificial Turf At SubstationsThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is trying to set an example on how to reduce water use amid California's fifth consecutive year of severe drought.
Consumer Watchdog Group Claims DWP Dragging Feet On RefundsA consumer advocacy group said Tuesday LADWP customers who were overcharged won't be repaid until the middle of next year. The utility claims the settlement process is working the way it's supposed to.
Prostitutes, Vegas Bachelor Parties Part Of DWP Scandal LawsuitThe LA Department of Water and power is adding allegations of conspiracy and fraud to its lawsuit against PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Power Outages Leave Many Sweating In The Dark Across SoCalSouthern California Edison and LADWP crews race to keep up with spotty power outages in LA, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange counties.
Tests From Affected Homes Reveal Metals In Dust Left Behind By Porter Ranch Gas LeakAs residents in Porter Ranch continue to deal with the aftermath of a 16-week gas leak, public health officials revealed the results of air and dust testing in affected homes.
LADWP Crews Test For Water Contamination In South LALos Angeles Department of Water and Power crews Wednesday tested for water contamination within neighborhoods and schools in South Los Angeles.
LADWP Worker Caught Taking Extended Breaks Has Criminal HistoryAfter a CBS2 hidden-camera investigation revealed LADWP workers taking long unsanctioned breaks even as the department raises rates, one of the workers identified in the videos has been found to have a criminal history.
CBS2 Investigation: As LADWP Raises Rates, Hidden Cameras Catch Department Workers Taking Big BreaksHidden cameras have caught Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees taking big breaks -- on the same day the LA City Council gave preliminary approval to the department for a rate increase.
Power Outage Leaves Thousands Of Customers In The Dark In S.F. ValleyThe lights went out shortly before 9 p.m. after an explosion at a DWP electrical substation.
L.A. Mayor Urges Angelenos To Continue Saving Water"We don't know what mother nature, what she will bring. We know what we can do," Garcetti said.
Porter Ranch Gas Leak Could Lead To Power Outages In SummerMany power plants in L.A. county run on natural gas, which comes from the Alison Canyon storage field, which is only 20-percent full now.

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