LADWP Continues to Urge Conservation Heat Update As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday

LADWP Continues to Urge Conservation

Heat Update As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) reports an estimated 11,775 of its 1.4 million electric customers are without power as of 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, and continues to urge conservation as we approach the hottest part of the day.

The following communities are most impacted:

Westchester: 2411
Hollywood: 1679
Silver Lake: 993
Mar Vista: 925
Los Feliz: 879
Southeast Hollywood: 843
North Hills: 821
Cypress Park: 535
Brentwood: 393
Bel Air: 372
Mount Olympus: 356
Echo Park: 349
Cheviot Hills: 317

LADWP has enlisted all available resources for response to the heat wave: 100 crews are currently assigned and working around the clock to restore power as quickly and safely as possible.

With the hottest weather of the day still to come, LADWP urges all customers conserve electricity wherever it is possible and safe to do so. Ways to reduce power usage include running major appliances in evening hours after dark, setting air conditioner thermostats to 78 degrees Fahrenheit, and turning off all unnecessary lighting and equipment.  Conservation is recommended only where doing so does not jeopardize one’s own health or safety. For more information on ways to conserve, please see our full list of recommended energy conservation tips.

The public and members of the media are encouraged to check the Department’s news site and Twitter page, @LADWP, for updates.  The next outage update will be posted at approximately 2:30 p.m.