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Power Plant One Turns 100 Years Old

Located inside San Francisquito Canyon near the trickling waters of the Los Angeles Aqueduct sits the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) Power Plant One, a 70 megawatt (MW) capacity hydroelectric plant whose grand opening 100 years ago today marked the start of Los Angeles’ electric future.

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Is The Drought Over For LA?

The short answer is no. Find out why by reading our fact sheet. 

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LADWP Assists PG&E with Restoring Power to Customers after Northern California Storms Impact Power for nearly 100,000

When emergency strikes, receiving the support of friends can make all the difference. 

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Young Women Trained on Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through Newly-Launched STEM N’ Sustainability Program

Over 50 female students from Esteban Torres High School, Los Angeles Technical Trade College (LATTC) and California State University Northridge (CSUN) were introduced to the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the La Kretz Innovation Campus in Downtown Los Angeles as part of the STEM N’ Sustainability program’s inaugural event.

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Mayor Garcetti Unveils New LADWP Customer Bill of Rights

The proposed bill details and ensures service level commitments to LADWP customers

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LADWP Ranked Amongst Highest Utilities in Business Customer Relationships

15 Utility Business Customer Champions Named, LADWP ranked 3rd in Western US

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Water Conservation Urged as Sierra Snowpack Less Than Half of Normal

Rain in the Forecast: LADWP Customers Urged to Shut Off Sprinklers 

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LADWP’s Electric Vehicle Charger installed on Power Pole in Watts, Likely First in the Country

LADWP Will Install More Power Pole EV Chargers as Part of Pilot Program

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A Top Priority: Fairness and Equality in Services and Operations

   By William Funderburk, Vice President, Los Angeles Board of Water & Power Commissioners

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