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LADWP Launches Racial Equity Plan, Board President Cynthia McClain Fights for Justice
June 17, 2021
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) are planting new seeds of racial equity within their principal foundation, LADWP Board of Commission President Cynthia McClain provided intensive details about the steps taken to create balance within the organization that controls the City’s water and power. ... read more / view gallery »
Mayor Garcetti Announced DWP Will Not Shut Off Services Due to Non-Payment for the Rest of 2020; Rent Freeze Extended Another Year
May 7, 2020
Thursday, May 7, Mayor Eric Garcetti provided an update on COVID-19 Response efforts. The Mayor previous announced a 3-level analysis that will be in use, as Los Angeles gradually opens local businesses. The brick-and-mortars are still not allowed to let people come inside, but there is curb side assistance available for florists, car dealers, and stores that sell toys, books, clothing, sporting goods, and music. Community spaces that are looking to open by Saturday include trails and golf courses. Eric Garcetti provided updated data surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, these numbers hold a deeper value, as they stand as major factors in deciding what future firms will open in L.A. The Los Angeles City Mayor shared the updates within the departments of Power and Water. ... read more »
LADWP Tells Customers to Disregard Shutoff Notices, Late Fees for Now
March 22, 2020
The Los Angeles Department of Water Power told customers today to disregard any shutoff notices they may receive in the mail, as the utility is temporarily halting disconnections amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
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L.A. City Council Confirms New DWP General Manager Amid Utility’s Overhaul
September 17, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously confirmed Martin Adams as the new general manager and chief engineer of the Department of Water and Power. ... read more »
Aura Vasquez, A Commissioner Shaking Up The System
January 17, 2019
An LADWP Commissioner, immigrant and advocate who never forgets the trust people have placed in her.   ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Confirms Cynthia McClain-Hill as New LADWP Commissioner
September 13, 2018
McClain-Hill has been appointed to a four-year term, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Board Vice-President William W. Funderburk, Jr. ... read more »
Former DWP Employee Pleads to Misappropriating Public Funds
March 9, 2017
Thatcus Carl Richard faces up to 14 years in state prison when he is scheduled to be sentenced on June 20 ... read more »
DWP to Give Warnings before Penalties to Water Wasters
October 20, 2016
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials said last week they will begin taking steps to enforce rules against water waste. Customers that are identified as using an unusually large amount of water will not be punished immediately, ... read more »
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Consumers Call for DWP Watchdog
November 18, 2015
Consumer advocates recently called for the replacement of the independent watchdog of the Department of Water and Power, saying he has failed to properly advocate for the utility’s customers. ... read more »
Mayor Sells DWP’s Coal Plant Shares
June 24, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced this week he has signed an agreement to sell off the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s share in a coal-fired energy plant in Arizona, ... read more »
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