LA City Council Seeks Answers As Thousands Remain Without PowerLADWP has requested mutual aid from nearby utilities in order to help with the high number of small outages that the department said take up to six hours to restore power to smaller groups of customers.
'Complete Giveaway Of Taxpayer Dollars': LADWP Pays Over 1K Employees To Stay Home During PandemicAfter CBSLA started asking questions, DWP said that all of its crews would be back in the field as of next week, though they noted that could change if COVID numbers continue to rise.
Coronavirus: LADWP To Stop Nonpayment Shutoffs For Rest Of 2020; City Starts Emergency Renters Assistance FundGarcetti also announced that the Angeleno Card Program had doubled its initial goal, raising $20 million — allowing the city to help 60,000 residents of Los Angeles.
Locals Gather In South LA To Learn About LADWP's Rate IncreasesHundreds of South Los Angeles residents attended a community forum on Tuesday in order to voice their concerns for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's proposed rate increases.
8-Inch Water Main Break Interrupts Service In San PedroAuthorities say a break in an 8-inch water main in San Pedro interrupted service to about 20 customers Monday.
LADWP Holds Public Meeting Over Rate HikesThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is holding the first in a series of public meetings on Saturday to discuss possible rate hikes.
Lawn Replacement Rebate Information Could Be Made PublicLos 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.
LA City Council Approves New Phase In Water Conservation EffortsThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a new phase in the city’s effort to conserve water.
LADWP Under Fire After City Controller Releases Scathing Audit Of Its FinancesA 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.
Report: LADWP's Rooftop Solar Energy Program Failed To Meet GoalsA 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.
Report: LA DWP Knew It Was Releasing Flawed Billing System And That May Cost Taxpayers Nearly $200MA 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.
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.
Power Outages Make Heat Wave Unbearable For Southland ResidentsPower outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
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.
LADWP Worker Shocked By Power Line In EncinoA Los Angeles Department of Water and Power worker was shocked while working on a power line in Encino Thursday.