Boil water advisory

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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 10:58 am
St. Bernard Parish government is telling residents and businesses in the Yscloskey area to boil their tap water, as a precaution after a water main break just north of the Yscloskey Bridge. The advisory is for areas from Shell Beach to the end of Hopedale. "This includes Proctor’s Landing and the...
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Chris Miller
April 12, 2019 - 10:13 am
St. Bernard Parish officials have lifted the boil water advisory that was affecting parts of Chalmette and Arabi. "According to the Department of Health and Hospital lab, all water samples have passed. Residents should resume normal consumption and use," according to a statement. "We would like to...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 11, 2019 - 6:25 am
A drop in water pressure has some St. Bernard residents under an advisory not to drink the water without first boiling it. "St. Bernard Parish Government has issued a boil water advisory in parts of Chalmette and Arabi due to a water main break," officials posted to Facebook. They say the water...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 28, 2019 - 7:44 am
Crews have completed repairs to the water system in LaPlace, but the water must be tested before it is ruled safe to drink. "Water pressure is slowly being restored to LaPlace as a result of a substantial water leak that crews worked through the night to repair," according to a news release. "A...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 19, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Don't drink the water on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish. That's the advice from officials after a drop in water pressure. A boil water advisory is in effect for all of the Westbank of Jefferson except Gretna and Grand Isle. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni says crews had an issue while...
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Jim Hanzo
February 19, 2019 - 9:03 am
A precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for the Westbank of Jefferson Parish. The advisory excludes Grand Isle and the city of Gretna. Jefferson Parish Water Department cites the loss of pressure at the West Bank Water Treatment plant as the reason for the advisory. Here is the news...
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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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