Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’

Why does the LADWP building have a giant reflecting pool in the middle of a drought?

October 18, 2014 at 9:38 pm

This past Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an ambitious new plan to combat the drought in L.A. He wants the L.A. Department of Water and Power to reduce its dependence on imported water by 50 percent before 2024, for starters. The mayor also called for the city to reduce its water consumption 20 […]

Amid drought, Mayor Garcetti directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017

October 15, 2014 at 12:29 am

Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday challenged Los Angeles residents, businesses and city agencies to cut water use by 20% over the next 21/2 years and warned of new water restrictions if conservation targets aren’t met. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Environment

Studio City water-main break felt like earthquake, residents say

October 11, 2014 at 2:18 pm

Residents in a Studio City neighborhood were shaken out of bed by an overnight water-main break that spewed water all over their homes. Continue reading: RSS Feed

Water Main Break Reported In Mid-Wilshire Area

October 2, 2014 at 8:55 pm

LOS ANGELES (  —  A water main break has been reported in the Mid-Wilshire area. The break is located at Rosewood Avenue and Curson Street, authorities said. Noticeable flooding was reported in the intersection. At [...] Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP responds to another pipe break on Sunset Boulevard

September 28, 2014 at 7:13 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was responding Sunday to a pipe break on Sunset Boulevard that left about 20 homes without water just days after a separate water main rupture flooded the Sunset Strip. Continue reading: – Los Angeles Times

6-Inch Water-Main Rupture Floods Streets In South LA

September 27, 2014 at 10:45 am

An overnight water-main break in South Los Angeles flooded streets in the area and impacted about 30 people, authorities said. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Water gushes down Sunset Boulevard, makes traffic mess

September 26, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Water gushed down Sunset Boulevard during a water main break in West Hollywood during rush hour on Friday. Continue reading:

Amid Drought, Los Angeles Man Tormented by Hundreds of Thousands of Gallons of Water

September 26, 2014 at 2:41 pm

As California suffers through a record-breaking drought, Jeff Wagner of Sherman Oaks is having the opposite problem. For the last two months, hundreds of thousands of gallons of water have seeped up from the ground under his house. Wagner says the problem started right around the time of the water main break at UCLA.… [ […]

Official: LADWP May Take 48 Hours To Respond To Water Main Breaks

September 26, 2014 at 8:23 am

Despite water usage restrictions for customers, it can still take up to two days for DWP crews to fix some water main breaks, officials said Thursday. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Pico-Robertson Residents Frustrated Over Broken Water Main

September 22, 2014 at 8:07 am

Residents in the Pico-Robertson area say a water main has been leaking since Friday with no action taken to fix it. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

700 DWP Customers in Westwood Lose Power

September 20, 2014 at 10:39 pm

The outage began at 8 p.m. Thursday and work was underway to restore electricity. Find out why it happened. Continue reading: Westwood-century City Patch

Thousands of customers remain without power as L.A. heat wave peaks

September 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm

About 4,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers remained without power Tuesday amid warnings that a stifling heat wave would likely send temperatures across the region into the triple digits, potentially breaking longtime records. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times