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8-Inch Water Main Break Interrupts Service In San Pedro

Authorities say a break in an 8-inch water main in San Pedro interrupted service to about 20 customers Monday.

08/24/2015

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LADWP Holds Public Meeting Over Rate Hikes

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is holding the first in a series of public meetings on Saturday to discuss possible rate hikes.

08/08/2015

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Lawn Replacement Rebate Information Could Be Made Public

Los Angeles homeowners and businesses who have received subsidies to replace their lawns with drought-resistant turf and plants could have their names, addresses and the size of their rebates made public, depending on the outcome of a hearing tomorrow in Los Angeles Superior Court that pits two major water agencies against one another.

08/05/2015

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LA City Council Approves New Phase In Water Conservation Efforts

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a new phase in the city’s effort to conserve water.

05/20/2015

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LADWP Under Fire After City Controller Releases Scathing Audit Of Its Finances

A newly released audit of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power found that ratepayers footed the bill for thousands of dollars in free gas for employees and expensive steak dinners, as well as millions in contracts without competitive bids.

04/30/2015

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Report: LADWP’s Rooftop Solar Energy Program Failed To Meet Goals

A report says the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s rooftop solar energy program failed to meet its goals, with only a small fraction of the approved projects generating energy since the program began in 2012.

03/27/2015

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Report: LA DWP Knew It Was Releasing Flawed Billing System And That May Cost Taxpayers Nearly $200M

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.

03/10/2015

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Part Of Sunset Strip Remains Closed For Water Main Repair

A portion of Sunset Boulevard remained closed late Saturday afternoon as work to clean up from Friday’s water main break continued.

09/27/2014

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Power Outages Make Heat Wave Unbearable For Southland Residents

Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.

09/14/2014

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LADWP Worker Remains Hospitalized In Critical Condition

A male LADWP worker remained hospitalized Friday in critical condition with serious injuries he sustained while working on overhead power lines in Encino this week.

CBS Los Angeles–08/29/2014

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LADWP Worker Shocked By Power Line In Encino

A Los Angeles Department of Water and Power worker was shocked while working on a power line in Encino Thursday.

08/28/2014

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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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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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Headworks Reservoir Under Construction In Burbank

The Headworks Reservoir, a $220 million project to protect the water supply for years to come, is under construction in Burbank.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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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

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