New Orleans sewerage and water board

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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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 20, 2017 - 11:54 am
All of the city of New Orleans is under a boil water advisory - except Algiers. A power outage and pressure loss at the troubled Sewerage and Water Board plant get the blame. It all started with yet another turbine failure in the beleaguered electrical generation system. "At 7:25, turbine six at...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 11, 2017 - 6:40 am
The Mayor of New Orleans serves as the president of the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board. He is also the top official in the city charged with keeping its residents, workers and visitors safe. Mayor Mitch Landrieu, however, admitted Thursday that he was not aware how critical the situation had...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Just in case you’ve been on the moon or out of town, there was a flood on Saturday. For whatever the reason, the bad weather descended upon certain portions of New Orleans and it rained…and rained…and rained…and rained some more. For some, it meant flooded. For others it meant flooded homes or...
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