dry land
and Power

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power owns almost as much land in rural Inyo County as the entire size of the City of LA. itself. Why? Water

A multi-part series from afroLA logo
Landscape of hills and sparse snow with rain coming through the clouds. 1

Published 5.29.2024

How LA's 'local' water politics ensnare residents—300 miles away

Cracks and crumbled asphalt of an airport runway with snow-capped mountains in the background. 2

Published 6.4.2024

Arrested development: Landlord DWP stalls county’s efforts to make critical airport repairs