New Orleans sewerage and water board

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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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Newell Normand
March 21, 2019 - 10:17 am
If you have a sinking feeling about Sewage & Water Board, you’re right on the mark. More than half of the water treated by Sewage & Water Board is leaking into the ground. The cost? Millions! Newell Normand spoke with H.J. Bosworth, a local engineer with Levees.org , to try and get a handle...
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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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Scoot
August 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
I love New Orleans, but... New Orleans may be the most tradition-rich city in America. The city is older than the country, and the many cultures that contributed to the foundation of New Orleans helped create a unique cultural landscape that continues to place New Orleans at the top of the list of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a news conference today to addressed the media regarding management of the Sewerage and Water Board. The mayor announced a new interim director of the organization and resignations of deputy directors. "This Sewerage and Water Board will not be beholden to...
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