Boil water advisory

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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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2018 - 10:28 am
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni provide an update on winter weather operations and the precautionary boil water advisories in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Click play below and turn up the volume on the player to see and hear the news conference:
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
People living on the Eastbank of Jefferson Parish are now being advised not to drink the water unless they boil it first. They say the advisory is "due to the extremely high number of water line breaks caused by the hard freeze." A news release says that it could be two days or longer before safe...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2018 - 8:12 am
Everyone on the Eastbank of the city of New Orleans is now advised to boil tap water before drinking it. "This is an expansion of the advisory," Sewerage & Water Board Spokesman Richard Rainey said. "Water pressure dropped below the acceptable level." Officials say too many busted pipes and too...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
New Orleans officials say tests from water samples across the city show there are no dangerous contaminants in the water. It comes after a pressure drop Wednesday morning led to the city issuing a boil water advisory. That advisory is now lifted, and authorities say the water is safe to drink. The...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2017 - 6:44 am
New Orleans officials hope to have test results confirmed today that will allow them to lift the boil water advisory for all of the city except Algiers. "The precautionary boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans is still in effect," according to a news release. "Sewerage and Water...
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