Boil water advisory

Chris Miller
December 03, 2018 - 12:11 pm
When the New Orleans water system lost power two weeks ago, causing a pressure drop that led to a boil advisory the weekend before Thanksgiving, two senior Sewerage & Water Board employees who were supposed to be there couldn't be found. S&WB Executive Director Ghassan Korban told the New...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
The head of the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board is calling on Entergy to harden its system after a power loss that started a series of events that resulted in a water pressure drop and boil water advisory in New Orleans. Executive Director Ghassan Korban said an Entergy pole "was compromised"...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 17, 2018 - 6:41 pm
Officials are taking steps to protect fans, players and everyone else attending Saints and Pelicans games this weekend after the advisory to boil water before consuming it on the Eastbank of Orleans Parish. "The Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Center (SMG) are taking extra precautions for...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 17, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Once again, all Eastbank residents and businesses are advised boil water in New Orleans after another power outage to the water distribution system. Public Works Committee Chair Councilman Joe Giarrusso issued a statement regarding the boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans. He called...
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Jim Hanzo
October 31, 2018 - 10:16 am
According the St. Charles Parish Waterworks Department, parts of St. Charles Parish is under a boil water advisory. The BOIL ADVISORY is effective immediately. This BOIL ADVISORY is to remain in effect until rescinded by the St. Charles Parish Department of Waterworks. The District #1 (East Bank)...
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Chris Miller
August 28, 2018 - 8:20 pm
A contractor broke a water main and it will take hours to make repairs, St .John the Baptist Parish officials told The New Orleans Advocate . That means shutting off service to around 17,000 customers in the LaPlace area around 10:00 p.m., with no running water for up to eight hours. Officials say...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 20, 2018 - 3:05 pm
New Orleans officials have lifted all of the advisories to boil water, but say there could be another one if people don't limit water usage. "The Sewerage and Water Board, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for New Orleans...
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January 20, 2018 - 12:15 pm
(WWL.com) Jefferson Parish President Michael Yenni, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the Jefferson Parish Water Department, lifted the Boil Water Advisory for the East Bank of Jefferson Parish early Saturday afternoon. Based on the restoration of pressure...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 19, 2018 - 7:22 pm
You can drink the water again in New Orleans. The city issued the following statement Friday evening: The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans and the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 19, 2018 - 7:34 am
Everyone on the Eastbank of Jefferson Parish and Eastbank of New Orleans is advised to boil water as a precaution before drinking it. It follows a loss in pressure due to broken pipes and people running water to prevent pipes bursting during a hard freeze. Restoration efforts are going well in...
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