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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 »
DWP Recommends New General Manager in Wake of FBI Search
July 26, 2019
One day after the FBI served a search warrant at the downtown offices of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the utility's general manager was replaced today months ahead of his previously announced departure. ... read more »
LADWP Science Bowl 27th Annual, Regional Competition, Set for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
February 15, 2019
Each year a different theme is chosen for the LADWP Science Bowl that highlights an important, science, technological innovation or individual. The 2017 theme was “1917-2017, LADWP, 100 Years of Providing Power to Los Angeles. Last year the theme commemorated the Silver Anniversary of the Regional Competition and 25 Years of Innovation by the utility from 1993 to 2018. This year the theme highlights the 50th Anniversary of the first man landing on the moon in 1969. ... read more »
LADWP Grants $1.4 Million to 24 Nonprofits for Improving Energy Efficiency
November 29, 2018
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced today it has awarded $1.4 million to 24 nonprofit organizations to develop programs focused on improving energy efficiency and water conservation. ... read more »
Vote Yes On Measure W – It’s Good For Business and for the Black Community
November 1, 2018
At its core, we support Measure W because of its impact on empowering African-Americans and other communities of color in Los Angeles County – making business pay their fair share for the clean water that Black and brown residents are most likely, otherwise, to be deprived of. Measure W is a progressive tax that spreads the compliance burden equally with no groups paying more than their fair share. ... read more »
LADWP Board Approves Shared Solar Pilot Program for Renters
September 26, 2018
The program, which still needs approval of the City Council, would have the LADWP install large-scale photovoltaic solar plants in and near the L.A. basin, and allow customers with accounts associated with multifamily dwelling units to sign up to buy for blocks of energy. The program would allow them to replace a portion of their electrical energy use at a fixed rate for ... read more »
Support Grows for Watts Towers Art Center Director 
May 24, 2018
Community leaders and residents have come out recently in support of Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks, who was suspended last month for commissioning a mural of jazz great Charles Mingus on the youth art center named for him ten years ago. ... read more »
CHARGE UP CRENSHAW: LADWP Launches New Rebate Program for Used Electric Vehicles 
April 19, 2018
Unveils 22 New Publicly-Accessible EV Chargers at its Crenshaw Customer Service Center  ... read more »
Middle College High School Participates at LADWP Science Bowl
February 28, 2018
Middle College High School Participates at LADWP Science Bowl ... 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 »
LADWP Opens New Campus Downtown
October 13, 2016
Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials gathered at the La Kretz Innovation Campus to mark the campus' grand opening ... read more »
Teachers Participate in Intensive Environmental Institute at LADWP
June 9, 2016
The institute covered a number of important environmental topics ... read more »
DWP Moving to Clear Up Water in Watts
May 19, 2016
LADWP is taking action to clear up the discolored, murky tap water reported by residents and school officials on May 7 ... read more »
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