David Wright

David H. Wright is the General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the nation’s largest municipally-owned utility, serving more than 4 million Los Angeles residents. A seasoned water and power utility executive with a career spanning three decades, Wright oversees the nation’s largest municipal utility, with a $7.5 billion annual budget for water, power and combined services. He is responsible for a Power System that provides over 26 million megawatt-hours of electricity per year to over 1.5 million electric services, and a Water System that delivers 160 billion gallons of water per year to 681,000 services in the City of Los Angeles. The utility has a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees.

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