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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 »
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 »
Judge Holds Off on $44 Million Overbilling Settlement for DWP Customers
September 17, 2015
A judge held off last week on approving a $44 million overbilling settlement for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers, after some plaintiffs involved in the class-action case disagreed with the terms, attorneys said. Plaintiffs in three of four lawsuits involved in the proposed settlement complained in a court filing that the deal had ``fundamental flaws,'' one of which is that the LADWP would be the only party deciding which customers were overbilled and how much would be credited. Instead of rejecting or approving the settlement, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle instructed the plaintiffs to work out a revised deal. Timothy Blood, an attorney for one of the plaintiffs opposing the settlement terms, viewed the judge's decision as favorable to his side. ... read more »

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