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New contract provides multiple raises for DWP union

LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s most powerful union will see a significant bump in pay, with the City Council’s approval June 28 of a new contract for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18. The deal was approved on an 11-3 vote despite three council members’ Read More…

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Drought ends but water conservation still encouraged

LOS ANGELES — Although Gov. Jerry Brown ended the drought state of emergency April 7 in most of California, leaders of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power stressed that efforts to conserve water will still be needed. “This year’s water supply picture looks much more encouraging, but we need to think longer term Read More…

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City to begin refilling Silver Lake Reservoir

LOS ANGELES — Silver Lake Reservoir, a popular destination for walkers, joggers and sightseers, will soon be filled with water again after having sat empty since 2015, officials announced March 22. The above-average snowpack this winter is expected to bring massive amounts of water back into the Los Angeles Aqueduct, some of which will be Read More…