Environmental and consumer groups call for L.A. to replace its DWP watchdog

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:05am

Environmental and consumer groups urged the city Wednesday to pick a new watchdog to monitor the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, arguing that Fred Pickel had failed to fight for the interests of local ratepayers.

LADWP Green Living Workshop Resources

Thank you for attending the LADWP Green Living Workshop.

Over the next 3 weeks, we will ... For more information on LADWP programs please visit their website at

To get the most out of the workshop, we encourage you to:

1. Download the Introduction, Water and Energy Worksbooks

2. Implement at least 3 Sustainable Solutions related to each topic

3. Complete the BEFORE Sustainability Survey after the first workshop meeting

4. Complete the AFTER Sustainability Survey after the last workshop meeting

5. Tell your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers about the Green Living Workshop

6. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us

GLW Instructor: Summer Bowen at (LA workshops)

GLW Instructor: Julie Jacobson at (Encino workhshops)

Sustainable Works Co-Executive Director: Gina Garcia at 

LADWP Community Partnership Grant

Sustainable Works is pleased to announce that we have been awarded an LADWP Community Partnership Grant and will serve Los Angeles City Council District 5.

The grants are focused on energy efficiency and water conservation.

The Business Greening Program will provide Greening for 20 Businesses.

The Residential Greening Program will provide 8 Green Living Water & Energy Workshops.


Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti announces support for higher water rates

Wed, 12/16/2015 (All day)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced his support for a plan that would raise city water rates by about 4.7% each year over the next five years.


DWP board approves water rate hike to fix aging pipes

Wed, 12/16/2015 (All day)

The board that oversees the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Tuesday approved the utility’s plan to increase water rates about 4.7% each year over the next five years.