Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’


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

DWP will tap insurance for UCLA’s $13 million claim for burst pipe

July 10, 2015 at 11:44 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reports it’s already paid $2.5 million in individual claims on damage from massive flooding after a main water pipe burst in Westwood last year – meaning whatever it agrees to pay UCLA for its damages will be billed almost entirely to insurance. The city is self-insured for […]

Multiple broken water mains cause flooding across Los Angeles County

July 9, 2015 at 7:40 am

A slew of broken water mains caused major flooding across Los Angeles County Thursday morning. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

Water Main Ruptures In Brentwood

July 7, 2015 at 7:36 am

Crews Tuesday worked to repair a water main that ruptured in a neighborhood in Brentwood. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP Reveals Plan To Collect Stormwater Runoff

June 25, 2015 at 2:12 pm

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials will unveil a plan Thursday for capturing stormwater runoff and using it to refill underground supplies, rather than allowing it to drain into the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP worker embezzled more than $4 million, district attorney alleges

June 15, 2015 at 11:02 am

Los Angeles County prosecutors on Thursday charged a former Department of Water and Power employee with 27 felonies, including embezzlement and conflicts of interest, on allegations that he misappropriated more than $4 million in public funds. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Hancock Park Man Says LADWP Billed Him Outrageously

May 30, 2015 at 2:42 pm

A Hancock Park homeowner said he was expecting a $7,000 refund from the LADWP for overpayment.  Randy Esada told CBS2’s Randy Paige when he inquired about a refund, Esada was not … Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP, Santa Monica Canyon Residents Tout Benefits of Recycled Water

May 23, 2015 at 9:51 am

 How drinkable is our wastewater?  Palisadian Deborah Castleman, who has personally tasted treated wastewater, said, “It’s perfect! Tastes just fine.”  Representatives from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) presented reasonable solutions to the water crisis at the annual Santa Monica Canyon Civic Association (SMCCA) annual meeting on Tuesday. Continue reading: Palisadian Post

California drought: LADWP vows to waste less water

May 9, 2015 at 10:05 pm

The agency that provides water to millions of Los Angeles homes and businesses is promising to waste less of it. Residents protested when the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sent about 70,000 gallons from a reservoir that needed maintenance into storm drains. The sight of drinking water going down the drain was particularly galling since Californians have been ordered […]