Press releases provide you with the latest information about Glendale Water
& Power's activities: from advancements in products and services, to scheduled
events. Members of the press can call our media relations office at (818)
548-3381 or the City's Public Information Office at (818) 548-4844.
GWP's eCARe system will be offline for maintenance on December 24th from 11am until noon.
A second addendum for the recently posted AMI and MDMS RFP has been placed online.
An addendum for the recently posted AMI and MDMS RFP was posted on December 17, 2008.
The deadline for responses to the RFP is extended to Thursday, January 15, 2009. Additionally, proposers are advised that Glendale Water & Power plans to revise the RFP requirements to remove the installation component from the scope of work. Changes will be set forth in a formal addendum to the RFP..
Glendale Water & Power cordially invites you to attend the dedication ceremony for the Grayson Power Plant.
The online accounts and payments feature will be offline on November 23, 2008 from 2:00-6:00PM for routine maintenance.
Glendale Water & Power (the City) is seeking a turn-key solution to provide all installation labor, material, equipment, and related needs to implement an Advanced Metering Infrastructure / Meter Data Management System (AMI / MDMS) for both its electric and water meters.
Please note you must have access to the City of Glendale's Bidder Registration system in order to view the RFP. You may create an account for free from the Bidder Registration page.
On Saturday September 20th, two men impersonating GWP personnel stole cash from a home in the 100 block of Scofield in Glendale. The men stated that they worked for the Water Department. They told the resident that water in the neighborhood was contaminated and that they needed to turn on their faucets to clear the system.
Green Partners is the new green power program offered by GWP; it offers our electric customers the opportunity to purchase green power and assist us in more quickly achieving Glendale’s Renewable Portfolio Standard goals.
Officials for Glendale Water & Power announced today that the City has met its target for July of reducing water usage by 10%. According to July production reports, customers reduced water usage by 10.7% compared to July 2006.
Switching from traditional light bulbs to CFLs is an effective, easy change that many Glendale homeowners are making to reduce energy use and prevent green house gas emissions that lead to global climate change. Lighting accounts for close to 20 percent of the average household’s electric use. Compact fluorescent light bulbs can save up to 75 percent of the energy you spend on your home lighting.
Glendale Water & Power, Glendale Community College, and Chevron unveil largest solar project in Glendale. Solar Panels increase Glendale's renewable energy supplies enough to power 125 homes.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) water officials announced today that in the last week, two fire hydrants in Glendale were stolen. GWP officials believe this is an escalation of the ongoing problem of thieves removing fire hydrant parts for purposes of selling them as scrap metal.
Officials for Glendale Water & Power (GWP) today encouraged residents to continue conserving energy following a heat wave warning issued by the National Weather Service. Forecasters are predicting an “excessive heat watch” starting, Tuesday, July 8 through July 10. Weather forecasters warned temperatures in the Glendale area could reach 103 degrees when relatively high humidity levels are factored in.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) General Manager Glenn Steiger announced today that effective July 1, the fuel and water adjustment charges on customers’ bills will be increased. The total adjustment for an average residential customer will be approximately 6.8%.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) next week will mail all customers the 2007 Water Quality Report that assures Glendale residents their water continues to meet and exceed requirements set by state and federal safety standards, and most importantly their water is safe to drink.
Officials for Glendale Water & Power (GWP) today urged local residents and business people to continue conserving water and decrease water consumption. The statement followed Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order declaring a drought throughout California.
In the month of May, roughly 2,000 Glendale residents experienced power outages lasting longer than 30 minutes. These outages were caused by Mylar balloons that drifted into power lines. Glendale Water & Power (GWP) officials are asking for the media’s help in raising awareness of the dangers and significant inconvenience posed by Mylar balloons and oversized latex balloons when they are released.
Four years in a row, Glendale Water & Power (GWP) has been awarded the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) Resource Efficiency Award for “The most innovative and comprehensive approaches to usage of Public Benefit Funds.” This year GWP won the coveted award for its Cool Care Program.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) today announced that the City is another step closer to meeting its target of reducing water usage by 10%. According to a January report, customers reduced water usage by 9.2% compared to January 2007.
Glendale Water & Power today announced that Glendale is close to meeting its target of reducing water usage by 10%. According to December usage reports, customers reduced water usage by 8.2% compared to December 2006. Usage is down 6% compared to the 10 year average.