Sewerage & Water Board

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Thomas Perumean
September 11, 2019 - 5:08 am
This morning’s meeting was originally scheduled for September 3rd, just days after the streets of CBD filled with water following an intense afternoon storm. Councilman Joe Giarrusso, Chair of the committee, was anxious to get the Sewerage and Water Board in front of the Council to explain what was...
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Jim Hanzo
May 22, 2019 - 9:43 am
A water main break outside of the Sewerage and Water Board plant closed part of east-bound South Claiborne Avenue this morning. Traffic had to be rerouted as police closed the road in the 8800 block of S. Claiborne to Leonidas Street. Water could be seen pouring out from the facility. The road also...
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2018 - 9:41 am
The New Orleans City Council Public Works Committee meets today, for the first time since voters decided that committee's chairman should sit on the Sewerage & Water Board. It wasn't that long ago that voters thought getting council members off the board would be a good thing that would help...
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Don Ames
November 17, 2018 - 7:55 am
The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans issued a precautionary boil water advisory Saturday morning for the entire East Bank of New Orleans. An existing boil water advisory for the Lower 9th Ward remains in effect. Residents in the affected area are advised not to consume tap water until...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2017 - 11:18 am
The Sewerage & Water Board is temporarily suspending shutting off people’s water for disputed accounts for both homes and businesses as officials assess the agency's billing system and collection practices. Sewerage & Water Board's emergency management director, Paul Rainwater, told the...
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