Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’

Toppled tree takes out power for Silver Lake residents

January 8, 2015 at 8:55 am

A large tree toppled over in Silver Lake Thursday morning, taking out power for many area residents. Continue reading:

Palisades DWP Workers Are Legitimate, Say Police

January 4, 2015 at 9:51 pm

Neighbors in Pacific Palisades should not worry about a group of contractors claiming to be L.A. Department of Water and Power workers but they should continue to be vigilant, say police officials. Los Angeles Police Department Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore said he received several calls from residents in late December regarding a group of… […]

New Year’s Day water main break in Venice under investigation

January 4, 2015 at 9:51 pm

A six-inch water main in Venice ruptured New Year’s Day and utility crews had to restore service to about 50 customers, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The cast iron main broke around 6:40 p.m. at Victoria and Superior avenues, said utility spokeswoman Gale Harris. Crews shut off the water and […]

East Hollywood water main break causes extensive street damage

January 1, 2015 at 5:57 pm

Authorities are responding to a water main break in East Hollywood that has caused substantial street damage, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Continue reading: L.A. Times – California | Local News

LA could lose 70 percent of its water in the next ‘big one’

December 26, 2014 at 10:39 am

LADWP engineer Craig Davis with a section of a high-density polyethylene pipe. This pipe is flexible and when welded correctly can survive large offsets and still transport water. It’s one of the tools LADWP plans to use to shore up its aqueducts.; Credit: Sanden Totten / KPCC Of all the chaos a massive Southern California […]

Utilities Mostly Restored To Greater Los Angeles Area

December 26, 2014 at 10:24 am

Utilities serving the Greater Los Angeles area and southern Orange County said today they mostly have restored power to thousands of customers after high winds downed utility poles and power lines on Christmas. Southern California Edison said that as of midnight it had restored power to all but 110 of the nearly 5,600 customers who […]

Strong Winds Leave Thousands Without Power On Christmas Morning In LA

December 25, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Thousands of residents were without power Thursday morning as strong winds affected several areas across Los Angeles County. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Mayor announces energy-efficiency plan for Los Angeles

November 10, 2014 at 10:03 pm

LA Mayor Garcetti detailed a new plan Monday aimed at dramatically increasing efficiency at the Department of Water and Power. Continue reading: RSS Feed

Six Facts About the LADWP’s Plan to Fix LA’s Aging Water Mains

November 6, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Recent history has demonstrated that water main breaks are just part of our lives here in Los Angeles now. UCLA flooding, Sunset Strip flooding—these and the many other leaks and bursts we don’t see on the news (LA has… Continue reading: Curbed LA

UCLA water break prompts sticker shop owners to act

November 4, 2014 at 6:39 am

Moved by the recent water main break at UCLA that flooded campus with 20 million gallons of water, Hilary and Richard Kraft created a website titled "Make it up LA" to encourage a grass roots water conservation project.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC This summer’s water main break at UCLA felt like a punch in the gut […]

Free Breakfast and Solar Energy at the Mar Vista Recreation Center Tuesday 11/4

November 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm

Councilmember Mike Bonin, the Los Angeles Business Council and LADWP invite you to join them at the Westside Solar Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) Workshop this Tuesday, November 4 from 8:00-10:00 am at Mar Vista Rec. Center Gymnasium, 11430 Woodbine St., Los Angeles CA 90066. Come learn how to turn your roof into an asset and help create […]

Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Of Silver Lake Residents Without Service

October 30, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles