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Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
LA to Invest $30 Million in Solar Storage Program Using City-Owned Buildings
September 27, 2021
As Los Angeles sets out to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2035, city officials announced a $30 million investment today in a municipal solar and storage program using city-owned buildings across departments.    ``We're celebrating not just another milestone in our fight against climate change, but also a step to build a more sustainable city starting with buildings that the city owns, the city controls and the city can lead by example in making sure that we have renewable energy,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a downtown news conference. ... read more »
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 »
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Lindsey Directs LADWP’s Water Distribution System
June 10, 2021
Breonia Lindsey, one of the agency’s top African Americans, oversees maintenance and construction of the city’s 7,300-mile pipeline ... read more »
LADWP Promotes Transportation Electrification through Leimert Park EV Shuttle Wrap
March 25, 2021
Creative design promoting EVs developed in collaboration with LACI and community partners ... read more »
South Coast AQMD issues violation for methane leaks at LADWP Valley Generating Station
January 14, 2021
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) today issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for failure to properly maintain equipment at its Valley Generating Station (VGS) located in Sun Valley—a violation of its permit. ... read more »
LADWP Provides 100,000 Grants of $500 to Support Families Severely Impacted By COVID-19
November 12, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the reality of life. However, the true pandemic is seeing the widening gap in the quality of life, throughout underserved communities. Many Angeleno households and communities across the globe have been left vulnerable during the largest health crisis the world has seen in present day. ... read more »
LADWP and LA City Council President Nury Martinez Announce $50 Million In Emergency Relief for Low-Income Households Impacted by COVID-19
November 5, 2020
Low-income Los Angeles City residents who have been financially impacted through the loss of their job or who have otherwise experienced income loss in their household due to the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to apply for a one-time $500 grant to help pay their utility bills, under a program championed by LA City Council President Nury Martinez, Chair of the Ad-Hoc COVID-19 Recovery and Neighborhood Investment Committee and approved by the City Council last week. ... read more »
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LA Residents Affected by COVID Pandemic Can Apply for $500 Grant to Pay for Utilities Starting in November
October 29, 2020
Starting next Monday, low income residents can apply for the DWP Utilities CARES Grant. According to the LADWP official website, “Low-Income LA Residents Affected by COVID Pandemic Can Apply for $500 Grant between November 2 – 15, under Program Championed by Council President Nury Martinez and Approved by City Council & Board of Water & Power Commissioners” That took place on October 27. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Nominates Mia Lehrer to First Ever All-Female LADWP Board of Commissioners
October 1, 2020
Mia has a breadth of experience in the public sector ... read more »
Google Recognized by LADWP for Pioneering Use of Recycled Water
September 25, 2020
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) recently announced Google LLC as the 2020 Recycled Water Customer of Year for their ground-breaking use of recycled water at their Google Spruce Goose facility in Playa Vista. ... read more »
Thousands of LADWP Customers Lose Power Due To “Extreme Heat” and Demand
August 20, 2020
`Extreme heat and electricity demand has caused outages in parts of Los Angeles, currently affecting some LADWP customers,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Twitter Tuesday night. ``Crews are working hard to restore power as quickly as possible.'' ... read more »
Cynthia McClain-Hill is the Newly-Elected President of the Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners
August 6, 2020
Embracing the new lens of social awareness, McClain-Hill is strategizing how to broaden the DWP’s social responsibility while also meeting the city’s sustainability goals. She broke down how LADWP can expedite plans that can develop the community. McClain-Hill said, “the DWP is beginning to embrace its role as an economic engine and as a catalyst for community empowerment.”   ... read more »
LADWP Announce Pilot Project for Electronic Bid Submittals
August 5, 2020
As the situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, LADWP is actively prioritizing the health and safety of its customers, employees, and contractors. Until further notice, LADWP is suspending in-person public bid openings, the hand-delivery of bids, and in-person Pre-Bid meetings. ... read more »
Cynthia McClain-Hill Elected President of LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners, Susana Reyes Elected Vice President
July 29, 2020
Attorney and public policy strategist Cynthia McClain-Hill was elected today as President of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, and Commissioner Susana Reyes, a retired LADWP customer service director for low-income programs and sustainability advisor to Mayor Eric Garcetti, was elected the Board’s Vice President. McClain-Hill replaces former U.S. Congressman Mel Levine, who has served as Board President since 2013—the longest-running term of any Board of Water and Power Commission President. Mr. Levine nominated both for their respective positions, which were approved today by the Board. ... read more »
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