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LA utility spent $162M on troubled billing system

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power computerized billing system that has overcharged customers and sparked a flood of complaints has cost more than twice the $59 million initially […]

11/23/2013

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Mayor, Council perform damage control on DWP billing problems

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With thousands of customers still receiving inaccurate utility bills following the rollout of a new billing system, the Department of Water and Power should stop sending out water and power shutoff […]

11/22/2013

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LA city council investigates DWP billing snafu

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Several Los Angeles City Council members today sought answers as to why thousands of Department of Water and Power customers received inaccurate utility bills following a $59 million overhaul to the […]

11/01/2013

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DWP advice for the heat wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As the heat wave continued today, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power asked customers to conserve energy use, especially during afternoon hours. Energy demand in Los Angeles has pushed […]

09/06/2013

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New deal could help repair damage at Mono Lake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new agreement may end a decades-old battle between Los Angeles and conservationists who say water diversions have damaged picturesque Mono Lake near Yosemite. The Los Angeles Times says the LA […]

08/26/2013

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Agreement reached on DWP contract

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced tonight. Garcetti said he was pleased “we […]

08/22/2013

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DWP employees earned $77M in extra pay this year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials say Department of Water & Power employees earned $77.3 million in extra pay in the first six months of 2013 and earn 20 percent more than other city employees, […]

08/15/2013

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Garcetti requiring top officials to re-apply for jobs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  Mayor Eric Garcetti began his second week in office today by telling top city officials to reapply for their jobs. Garcetti gathered nearly 40 of the city’s general managers and executive directors, including the […]

07/08/2013

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LA now pays for power from solar panels

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles utilities officials will now pay building owners who install solar panels on their properties for feeding power into the city’s grid. In a release Wednesday, the city’s Department […]

06/26/2013

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Water conservation urged for Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles water department officials urged residents Friday to conserve water this summer with record low water deliveries from the Los Angeles Aqueduct and a greater than normal reliance on purchased […]

06/08/2013

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