Presentation on Equity Metrics Set for LADWP Board Meeting on September 19, 2017

September 14, 2017

Over the next two months, LADWP will be presenting information on the Equity Metrics Data Initiative (EMDI) to several Neighborhood Councils and community groups throughout the City. LADWP staff will be previewing this presentation with the LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners during their meeting on Tuesday, September 19 at 10 a.m. We invite all interested customers, Neighborhood Councils and other stakeholders to tune in to the Board meeting to learn more about this important data- driven initiative that tracks and reports how LADWP spends ratepayer funds across the City. You may also attend in person at 111 N. Hope St, Room 1555-H, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

To watch the meeting online, go to and click on “Board Meeting Video, Minutes, and Agenda Archive.” To listen remotely, there are two ways: Call (213) 621-CITY and follow the prompts to listen to the Board of Water and Power Commission meeting, or dial (213) 367-0100 and enter the access code: 80498813.

We will share the community presentation schedule with you shortly and invite you to share it with any individuals, organizations or other stakeholders who you feel may be interested in attending and being part of this first of its kind initiative in the City of LA.

What is the Equity Metrics Data Initiative?
As part of the LADWP Rate Action approved by the Mayor and City Council earlier this year, and subsequently reviewed and approved by the Board, LADWP established the Equity Metrics Data Initiative (EMDI) to track, measure and report on how LADWP programs are provided to all LADWP customers and residents of Los Angeles. The EMDI establishes a framework that helps ensure that we provide fair and reasonable services to all ratepayers.

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