Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’

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

Energy demand in LA sets record due to heat wave

September 16, 2014 at 3:28 pm

With another day of triple-digit temperatures in many parts of Southern California, energy demand set another record Tuesday. Continue reading: RSS Feed

Heat wave power outages across SoCal; Edison offers cash to conserve

September 15, 2014 at 11:15 am

In this file photo, the sun shines over towers carrying electrical lines August 30, 2007 in South San Francisco, California. On Monday, thousands were without power due to an extreme heat wave settling across Southern California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Thousands of customers across Southern California were without power Monday morning as a triple-digit heat wave […]

Outage Leaves At Least 600 DWP Customers Without Power In Toluca Lake

September 15, 2014 at 9:05 am

An outage in Toluca Lake Sunday has left hundreds of customers without power, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

UCLA Flood: DWP starts paying damage claims from water main break

September 11, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees pump water out of the hole created on Sunset Boulevard after a water main ruptured and flooded parts of the UCLA campus.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has received 190 claims for damages related to a water main break that sent […]

Electrocuted LADWP Worker Remains Hospitalized In Critical Condition

August 29, 2014 at 6:35 pm

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. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP worker shocked with 4,800 volts of electricity

August 28, 2014 at 3:07 pm

A Los Angeles Department of Water and Power worker was critically injured Thursday after he was shocked with 4,800 volts of electricity while working on an overhead power line at a home in Encino, officials said. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

12-Inch Water Main Ruptures At Mandeville Canyon Road In Brentwood

August 27, 2014 at 12:25 am

A water main rupture flooded a street in Brentwood, a DWP spokeswoman said. A 12-inch water main ruptured at Mandeville Canyon Road and Westridge Road in Brentwood, said LADWP’s Gale Harris. Flooding was reported at 1 a.m. The break affected 10 to 15 customers and a repair crew was getting to the area at 6 […]

UCLA Flood: Massive damage to the campus becomes clear 2 weeks later

August 12, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Water covers the court inside the Pauley Pavilion after a broken water main flooded the UCLA campus.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC It’s been two weeks since an estimated 20 million gallons of water gushed from a burst water main on Sunset Boulevard and cascaded onto the UCLA campus in Westwood. And only now is the magnitude […]

Former LADWP General Manager Named As New LA Times Publisher

August 11, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Former investment banker and Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner was named publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times, the newspaper announced Monday. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Owners Reunited With Their Muddy, Smelly, Formerly Submerged Cars At UCLA

August 6, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Tuesday was a glum day for the owners of cars wrecked by the UCLA flood. More than 900 vehicles were parked in two lots at the Jackie Robinson Stadium last Tuesday when a broken water main resulted in 20 million gallons of gushing water flooding UCLA’s campus. Today, 340 of them—not in the best of […]