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DWP ratepayers may get soaked again
DWP ratepayers may get soaked again

Angelenos could be looking at higher water and energy bills again. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is expected to propose a $2.2-billion plan to modernize the city's pipes, pumping stations, reservoirs and aqueduct. Rather than burdening ratepayers with another rate increase, DWP should instead help finance the project by cutting employee pay. ------------ FOR THE RECORD A March 30 Op-Ed on Department of Water and Power salaries stating that L.A. residents in January paid 57% more for electricity than the national average was incorrect, because the data also covered customers in Riverside and Orange counties. A better calculation, using the standard residential tier 1...

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