Los Angeles Department of Water and Power News

California Bill Requiring Earthquake Reports on Water Infrastructure Signed

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a plan to require regional water-management officials to report the vulnerability of their water systems to an earthquake. Senate Bill 664, authored by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, addresses Urban Water …

Utility Caused California Wildfire, Suit Alleges

Victims of a wildfire that burned 24 homes last year are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility started the huge blaze and failed to properly maintain power lines and equipment. The Daily News reported …