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LADWP Commissioners Approve $5 Million Partnership to Work with HBCUs
March 10, 2022
The LADWP Board of Water and Power Commissioners has approved a $5 million agreement with Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE), which allows LADWP to partner with AMIE and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Schools of Engineering. ... read more »
What LADWP Wants People to Know
November 4, 2021
Monique Earl, senior assistant general manager and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer LADWP, highlights three of the agency’s programs launched to improve the quality of life for its customers. ... read more »
What LADWP Wants People to Know
October 28, 2021
Monique Earl, senior assistant general manager and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer LADWP, highlights three of the agency’s programs launched to improve the quality of life for its customers. ... read more »
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Earl Aims to Transform Lives in L.A. by Tackling Racism in Government
October 28, 2021
Monique Earl, senior assistant general manager and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, aims to fulfill her vision of transforming lives by “unraveling institutional racism and discrimination in our government institutions.” ... 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 Hires First-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
July 10, 2021
As part of the ongoing initiatives to advance diversity and equity, Monique Earl has been named to lead the newly-created Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. ... 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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: CLARENCE WOODS ZURITA May 21, 1931 – May 11, 2020
June 4, 2020
Clarence Zurita was born on May 21, 1931 to Mary Zurita in San Pedro, California. Clarence never knew his mother and would become orphaned at a very young age. He was blessed to be placed with the Woods Family in Watts, California, where he was embraced and reared in a loving home. It was at the family business--Woods Family Auto Parts--where Clarence developed a love for cars and the skill to fix almost anything…although many times in a unique way of his own! He attended David Starr Jordan High School and held many state records, some for decades, in Cross Country Track events. A few years after graduating high school, Clarence was drafted into the United States Army, where he served one tour of duty, fought in the Korean War and received an Honorary Discharge. ... 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 »
LADWP Encourages Electric Vehicle Use with Additional Hours for Crenshaw Charging Station
October 3, 2019
“[The Crenshaw station is] very popular so we want to be able to accommodate folks who use the charging stations and one way we can do that is by expanding the hours,” said LADWP’s Chief Sustainability Officer Nancy Sutley on Tuesday. ... read more »
Customer on Front Line of DWP Billing Debacle Files $25,000 Claim Against City
August 2, 2019
The man who sued the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over grossly inaccurate utility billing he received years ago has filed a claim against the city over the way in which it handled the case, documents obtained by City News Service today show.  ... read more »
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