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Orleans Parish Drinking Water is Safe
As a result of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, utilities nationwide are receiving questions about possible lead in drinking water. Although the situation in the Flint water system was caused by a change in source of water, the Sewerage & Water Board is sharing information about our drinking water and how to address concerns about lead service lines.
Tips to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water
Read on for tips to help reduce lead in your drinking water.
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Annual Water Quality Reports
Our Annual Water Quality Reports are designed to provide information on the quality of the water delivered by the Sewerage and Water Board's water system. The information in the reports can be used by consumers, especially those with special health needs, to make informed decisions regarding their drinking water.

How to Have Your Water Tested for Lead PDF
Customer Information on Lead Service Line Replacement PDF
Lead Service Line Replacement Door Hanger PDF
Lead Service Line Located Door Hanger PDF
Lead Service Line Replacement Bill Insert PDF
Information regarding lead service line replacement between the water main and meter.
Lead: Keep Your Water Safe PDF
A brochure provided by the American Water Works Association contains information regarding lead, water testing and water filtration systems.
Louisiana Department of Health Compliance Letter PDF
Algiers (Westbank) Water Plant Lead and Copper Sample Results PDF
Carrollton (Eastbank) Water Plant Lead and Copper Sample Results PDF
A letter and sample results from Louisiana Department of Health contain information regarding lead and copper compliance for east-bank and west-bank drinking water systems.