Maintaining & Improving Infrastructure
Many Capital Improvement Program Projects (CIP Projects) are underway to improve, repair, and/or maintain our community's infrastructure and provide for reliable operation of water, gas, electricity, and wastewater services. These projects are funded primarily through revenues generated from utilities' rates. To keep rates reasonable and comparable to rates in neighboring communities, the DPU persistently garners infrastrucure funds from additional, external sources including: state loans and grants, and federal grants.
Many of the DPU's infrastructure projects have an energy efficiency and/or conservation component also. We continue to foster sustainable practices in accordance with ratepayer preferences expressed in our customer surveys of 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. T
o learn more about active or recently completed DPU projects select a project link below, or read the Performance Quality Reports issued each quarter. They can be found on the News and Reports
page under "All Utilities
" and "Briefing
." Or feel free to send a note to DPU@lacnm.us.
We're always pleased to hear from you and to discuss our work further.