LADWP

May 28, 2014

Australia’s Rainwater Cisterns Inspire TreePeople’s Lipkis

Andy Lipkis discusses how those living in cities must mobilize to collect as much precipitation as possible—and local water agencies must work together on stormwater solutions rather than remaining in isolation.

April 18, 2014

Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster Finds ‘Superficial’ LA 2020's Recommendation to Merge Ports

Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster shares his perspective on merging the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

April 11, 2014

Marcie Edwards: LADWP’s New GM Ready and Expected to Lead

New LADWP General Manager Marcie Edwards discusses maintaining relations with labor as well as balancing capital investments in infrastructure with state mandates on sustainability.

December 17, 2013

Felipe Fuentes: A New LA Councilmember with Experience

Los Angeles City Councilmember Felipe Fuentes comments on improving city services and LADWP contract negotiations.

May 8, 2013

The Planning Report Endorses Eric Garcetti for Mayor of Los Angeles

The Planning Report endorses Councilman Eric Garcetti for Mayor of Los Angeles.

March 4, 2013

Climate Resolve's Jonathan Parfrey Stresses Cool Roofs to Combat Urban Heat Island

TPR recently met with Jonathan Parfrey, executive director of Climate Resolve, to discuss cool roofs and the urban heat island effect in Los Angeles.

February 19, 2013

David Jacot: LADWP’s New Director of Energy Efficiency Has a Mandate & $267 Million to Spend

Interview with David Jacot, Director of Energy Efficiency at the LADWP, on the $267-million energy efficiency budget for the next two fiscal years.

November 3, 2011

LADWP’s Ron Nichols: We Need Capital Investment

Los Angeles' power and water infrastructure system is aging, and a spirit of environmental responsibility is driving the LADWP to make bold changes. Addressing these developments, however, requires significant capital investment. The current economic and political climate makes advocating for expensive investments a daunting challenge. In a recent talk, LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols explained the situation and his approach.

November 30, 2017

Yes! A 'Golden Opportunity' for L.A.: Affordable Housing + Solar

GRID Alternatives-Los Angeles Executive Director Michael Kadish and new LADWP Commissioner Aura Vasquez are championing the effort to bring solar energy to the city's 1.6 million renters in multifamily housing.

March 23, 2017

De-Risking Cities: Connectivity and Cybersecurity

TPR presents an excerpt of a VX2017 panel on how agencies and cybersecurity leaders are staying ahead of the curve of the new, advanced technology taking over our cities.

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