Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’


LADWP board approves higher power rates, LA City Council to have final word

January 20, 2016 at 12:25 pm

The board that oversees water and power in Los Angeles voted unanimously to increase electrical bills Tuesday.  The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners approved a similar increase in water bills last month. The new rates are designed to pass the largest increases to households that  use the most water and […]

LADWP workers injured knocking down explosion at LA Museum of Art

January 10, 2016 at 4:22 pm

Two Department of Water and Power workers suffered minor injuries when they were knocked down by an explosion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles, authorities said Saturday.  One worker suffered a second-degree burn to his left wrist and the other worker had complaints of knee […]

Explosion at LACMA causes power outage

January 9, 2016 at 10:37 am

The possible vault explosion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art caused a power outage overnight on Saturday and injured two Los Angeles Department of Water and Power workers. Continue reading: abc7.com

Scout troop’s Christmas tree lot gets a shock from 3X LADWP fee hike as oversight official Fred Pickel faces growing criticism

December 23, 2015 at 5:05 am

  In Mission Hills, it’s an annual December tradition: Boy Scout Troop 104 opens a Christmas tree lot on Devonshire Street, the troop’s one big fundraiser to pay for the upcoming year’s camping trips and other activities, like volunteer work with senior citizens and the police department. Every year the scout troop has gone to […]

Hundreds Gather In South LA To Protest LADWP’s Rate Increases

November 4, 2015 at 10:32 am

Hundreds 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. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Consumer advocates attack DWP overbilling settlement

November 2, 2015 at 8:33 pm

Los Angeles customers overcharged by the Department of Water and Power’s flawed new billing system would be ill-served by a $44 million settlement on their behalf,  a consumer advocacy group said Monday. Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court called on Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Attorney’s office to re-negotiate the DWP’s proposed settlement of a […]

High Heat, Demand Blamed For DWP Outage To More Than 9,000 Customers In West LA

October 11, 2015 at 10:04 am

The utility said they expected intermittent outages Saturday evening as workers replaced a major cable. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Thousands Without Power On Westside, South Bay

October 9, 2015 at 10:51 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison said they were working to restore power to these areas but had no estimates for when electrical service could be restored. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Del Rey

August 3, 2015 at 7:21 am

Crews worked to repair a water main break that ruptured in a residential neighborhood in Del Rey on Monday. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

UCLA flood takes a toll on LADWP’s image and rate hike campaign

July 28, 2015 at 9:37 pm

It’s been a year since a 30-inch water pipe burst on Sunset Boulevard, spewing 20 million gallons of water down into the UCLA campus — about four percent of what the city uses in a day. Insurance will cover most tangible losses from the flood, but an intangible casualty could be the Los Angeles Department […]

3 water main breaks in LA; LADWP truck gets stuck in sink hole

July 17, 2015 at 9:05 am

The Department of Water and Power said water main ruptures occurred early Friday in Hollywood, Hollywood Hills and Silver Lake. In Silver Lake, an LADWP truck became stuck in a sink hole that resulted from the break.; Credit: KNBC-TV Three water main breaks sent torrents of water down streets in separate areas of Los Angeles. The Department […]

LADWP Vault Explodes On UCLA Campus In Westwood

July 16, 2015 at 7:12 am
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Crews Tuesday were responding to reports of a vault explosion located on the UCLA campus. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles