Ghassan Korban

Don Ames
January 10, 2019 - 7:43 pm
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board today disclosed why a boil water advisory needed to be issued for the entire east bank of New Orleans in November. The advisory was issued after a power outage caused several pumps to fail. S&WB Executive Director Ghassan Korban said Thursday that the...
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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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Chris Miller
July 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board has selected Ghassan Korban, formerly of the Milwaukee public works department, to head the agency that manages the city's drinking water, sewer treatment, and drainage. According to The New Orleans Advocate , Korban held various roles in Milwaukee's public...
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