Boil water advisory

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Chris Miller
May 03, 2019 - 4:56 pm
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board says the closure of a huge water leak Uptown is "near complete," after a 114-year-old water main broke, sending water rushing over South Claiborne Ave. near Napoleon. The drop in water pressure led to a precautionary boil advisory for a large section of...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 03, 2019 - 10:54 am
Another day, another water main break, another boil water advisory . This time it’s Uptown. A couple of days ago, it was Lakeview. Perhaps we should institute legalized water main betting in Louisiana so we can make wagers on where the next one’s going to occur. Maybe we should develop a new scale...
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A busted pipe early this morning sent water gushing into the street at Claiborne Avenue near Soniat Street. "The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a limited area in uptown New Orleans bounded by S. Carrollton Avenue to Napoleon...
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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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