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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

It's Time to Give the DWP a Reboot

Austin Beutner | Posted 02.17.2017 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

DWP services affect the daily life of everyone in Los Angeles. The city deserves a public utility that is operated in the long-term best interests of its customers, employees and our environment. For that to happen, we need the DWP to have strong, independent leadership.

LADWP Thirteenth Most Hated Company In US

Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) is the thirteenth most hated company in the United States, according to Business Insider. The rank...

Sierra Club Took My Hair and All I Got Was a Beyond Coal Button

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

I just had a lock of my hair chopped off to benefit science and the planet. I was joined by other moms, children and babies in more than 25 cities ac...

Going Green In LA: How To Save Money And Stop Wasting Energy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Your Daily Thread. By Anne Maertens Save green with these L.A. rebates. Living in L.A. means plenty of opportunities to get paid f...

Homeowners Evacuated After Van Nuys Flooding (VIDEO) | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

VAN NUYS (KTLA) -- Dozens of homes and businesses were flooded early Tuesday morning when a 20" water main broke and flooded several streets, forcing ...

They Who Have the Power

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Petro

A recent announcement by LA's municipal utility, the Department of Water and Power, has really put the city into crisis mode.

LA's Latest and Most Severe Fiscal Crisis Long in the Making

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Somehow, it seems fitting. A city that owes its existence to water and power is being brought to its knees by none other than its very own Department of Water and Power.

Los Angeles City Council Has the Chance to Prepare for the Coming Storm of Increasingly Expensive Coal

Bill Corcoran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Corcoran

What is unique about this particular cloud hovering above Navajo Generating Station is that this time, it isn't just pollution. This cloud is a storm of financial calamity heading right for LA.

The Battle Over DWP Rate Hikes Gets Heated

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a rebuke to Mayor Villaraigosa, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to review his proposal to raise DWP rates. The LA Times report...

It Ain't Easy Being Green: DWP Rates May Rise Between 8% And 28% To Pay For Renewable Energy | David Zahniser and Phil Willon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Households that get their power from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power could see their electric bills go up between 8.8% and 28.4%, depend...

Investing in the Green Economy Now for a More Secure Future

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Antonio Villaraigosa

Now is the time to take bold action to invest in programs that will create green, sustainable industries that will provide good jobs and provide long term economic and environmental benefits.

Greening Hollywood: Staples Goes Solar

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

According to an economic study released last week, California's green policies will create as many as 403,000 jobs in the next 12 years and household incomes will increase by $48 billion.