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 failsafe operation of water, gas, electricity, and wastewater services. These projects are funded primarily through revenues generated from utilities rates. To keep rates as low as possible, the DPU persistently garners infrastrucure funds from additional, external sources including: state loans and grants, and federal grants such as the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Schedules & Budget for DPU's CIP PRojects for FY 2013 - Gantt Chart
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 one page CIP Summary message from James Alarid, Deputy Utility Manager for Engineering
for the start of fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012). Also available is our full Quarterly Performance Report (Q1 FY13)
featuring half-page synopses of each DPU Capital Project. 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.