Dept. celebrates California Clean Air Day.

On Oct. 5, LADWP celebrated California Clean Air Day by hosting a Clean Air Fair at department headquarters with partners Public Works/Sanitation: City Plants, an organization at the hub of...

Cynthia Goes Out Big

On Oct. 2, Cynthia Billingslea, Customer Service Rep, LADWP, and Club Member, retired with a big reception...

Cynthia’s Retiring and Throwing a Party!

After 30 years of City service, Cynthia Billingslea, Customer Service Rep, LADWP, Club Member, is set to retire Oct. 1. She’s throwing a retirement party...

City’s plan to electrify its vehicles continues with new EVs.

Both the LADWP and Public Works/StreetsLA are welcoming new electric vehicles to their fleets. Many departments are replacing their gasoline vehicles with electric alternatives...

Sergio Perez becomes first Inspector General in dept. history.

On April 11, LADWP hired Sergio Perez, its first Inspector General, an oversight position created by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2019...

Reiko Kerr, first woman to lead LADWP’s Power System, retires.

Reiko Kerr, then first woman to lead LADWP’s Power System, retired June 29 and leaves an indelible mark as an advocate for women at the department and for leading the Power System through a transformative period. She leaves with five years of City service...

LADWP hosts annual event to remember those who died on duty.

On June 2, the LADWP held its annual memorial service to pay tribute to those in the department who died in the line of duty.

Retiree expands short story into a book.

Late in 2020, LADWP Retiree Ben Alirez wrote a short story about the pandemic, and the story was published in the anthology Survival: Tales of Pandemic...

Dept. holds moment of silence for the late Mike Lemestre

On Nov. 18, LADWP employees halted work for five minutes to honor their fallen colleague, Michael Lemestre...

Michael Lemestre, Sr. Cable Splicer, passes away from injuries while at work.

Michael Lemestre, Sr. Cable Splicer, Club Member, 16 years of City service, died of injuries sustained during an incident while at work Nov. 4, the LADWP announced...