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December 31, 2014 - SWB Meeting Notification for January 2015 - The January cycle of Sewerage and Water Board committee meetings will be held at the Carrollton Water Purification Plant. See attached for dates and times. ( More )
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December 12, 2014 - Traffic Advisory - Freret Street - Freret Street between Delechaise Street and Marengo Street will have one lane of traffic beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 through Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. See attached for more information. ( More )
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December 12, 2014 - Traffic Advisory Louisiana Avenue near Prytania St. - The inside travel lanes on both sides of Louisiana Avenue will be closed to traffic from December 18, 2014 through February 6, 2015 before Mardi Gras parades. One lane of traffic and the parking lane will remain open. ( More )
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December 12, 2014 - Traffic Advisory S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne Avenue - There will be a traffic lane shift in the northbound lane on S. Carrollton Avenue near the intersection of S. Claiborne Avenue. See attached for more information. ( More )
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December 08, 2014 - Sewerage and Water Board to present 2015 Budget - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold a public meeting to present its 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets. ( More )
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December 05, 2014 - Traffic Advisory Badine Street - Badine Street along the flood wall adjacent to the Aquarium of the Americas and the left turn lane, river bound on Canal Street will be closed to traffic December 8th through December 12th. See attached. ( More )
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December 03, 2014 - Traffic Advisory 2000 Coliesum St. - The 2000 block of Coliseum Street between St. Andrew and Josephine Street will be closed for through traffic and parking. See attached for more information. ( More )
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November 26, 2014 - SWB Meetings Notification - The December cycle of Sewerage and Water Board committee meetings and the full Board of Directors meeting will be held as indicated on the attached. ( More )
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November 24, 2014 - Low Water Pressure - Common Street - Residents and businesses on Common Street between Magazine and Camp Street will experience low water pressure on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ( More )
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November 21, 2014 - Low Water Pressure Uptown - Residents and businesses along several streets in the uptown area will experience low water pressure on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. See attached for locations. ( More )
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November 13, 2014 - Low Water Pressure Uptown Area - Residents in four different section of the uptown area will experience low water pressure on Saturday, November 15, 2014. See attached for more information. ( More )
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November 11, 2014 - Low Water Pressure- S. Villere Street - S. Villere Street between Loyola Avenue and Cleveland Avenue will have low water pressure Wednesday and Thursday. See Attached for more information. ( More )
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October 31, 2014 - SWB November Meetings Notification - The November cycle of the Sewerage and Water Board Directors will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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October 31, 2014 - Low Water Pressure-Lake Area - Sewerage and Water Board reports that a private contractor working in the Lake Area broke two water mains that serve the area on yesterday. Residents and businesses can expect water pressure to be restored by 3:00 p.m.today. See attached for more information. ( More )
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October 31, 2014 - Low Water Pressure-Camp Street, Canal to Poydras St. - Residents and businesses on Camp Street from Canal Street to Poydras Street will experience low water pressure on Saturday, November 1, 2014, noon to 4 p.m. See attached for more information. ( More )
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October 31, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Cleveland Avenue at S. Villere St. - Cleveland Avenue between S. Villere Street and LaSalle Street will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 to 7 a.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. See attached for more information. ( More )
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October 21, 2014 - Traffic Advisory- S. Villere Between Tulane Avenue and Cleveland Avenue - Residents, businesses and motorists are advised that South Villere Street between Tulane Avenue and Cleveland Avenue will have no on-street parking and one lane of traffic flow for the next two months beginning Wednesday, October 22, 2014. ( More )
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October 16, 2014 - Traffic Advisory- Poydras (O'Keefe St. to S. Rampart St.) - Residents, businesses and motorists are advised that the left turning lane of O'Keefe Street and the left lane of Poydras Street between O'Keefe Street and South Rampart will be reduced to one lane of traffic beginning, Tuesday, October 21, 2014 through Thursday, October 23,2014 ( More )
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October 16, 2014 - Traffic Advisory - Perdido Street - Motorists, residents and businesses are advised that Perdido Street between Claiborne Street and Magnolia Street will be closed to thru traffic on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Monday, October 20, 2014 while Boh Bros Construction Company is constructing a concrete road base in the street.

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October 14, 2014 - Traffic Advisory – Gravier Street and Poydras Street - Residents, businesses and motorist on Gravier Street between LaSalle Street and S. Claiborne Avenue are advised that Gravier Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic beginning on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 through Friday, October 17, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ( More )
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October 07, 2014 - GE Foundation $1.5 Million Grant Will Support Training of Next Generation of S&WB Employees - On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Delgado Community College Chancellor Joan Davis, Cedric Grant, Executive Director, Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, and Deborah Elam, President of GE Foundation announced a multi-year grant to support the development of advanced manufacturing and water management skills in New Orleans. ( More )
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October 03, 2014 - Traffic Advisory – Tchoupitoulas Street - Motorist, residents and businesses are advised that Tchoupitoulas Street between Poydras Street and Lafayette Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic beginning on Monday, October 6, 2014 through Wednesday, November 12, 2014 while Boh Bros Construction Company installs a new water main to serve the area. ( More )
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September 30, 2014 - Traffic Advisory/ Low Water Pressure- Perdido Street - Motorist, residents and businesses are advised that Perdido Street between S. Robertson Street and S. Claiborne Avenue will be closed to thru traffic on Wednesday October 1, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Thursday, October 2nd while Boh Bros Construction Company ties in a new 8-inch water main that serves the area. ( More )
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September 29, 2014 - S&WB October Meeting Notification - The October series of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans meetings will be held as listed below: ( More )
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September 23, 2014 - SWB Announces Launch Of A New Green Infrastructure Program - The Sewerage and Water Board will present information about its new Green Infrastructure Water Management Program on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Propeller located at 4035 Washington Avenue. See Attached. ( More )
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September 23, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Loyola Street and Girod Street - Motorists are advised that on Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2 lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic on Loyola Street and the turning lane to Girod Street will be closed. ( More )
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September 18, 2014 - Low Water Pressure- Sycamore Street from S. Carrollton to Joliet St. - Residents living along the 8100 block through the 8400 block of Sycamore Street from S. Carrollton Avenue to Joliet Street will experience low water pressure on Saturday, September 20th at 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( More )
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September 18, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-S. Claiborne at S. Carrollton Avenue - East and westbound traffic on S. Claiborne Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic, as well as river bound on S. Carrollton Avenue at the intersection of S. Claiborne Avenue Drennan Construction will be repairing a 20-inch water main. ( More )
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September 18, 2014 - Sewerage & Water Board and Corps of Engineers To Hold Meetings Regarding Louisiana Avenue Drainage Canal Project - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold public meetings to discuss the upcoming Louisiana Avenue drainage improvements project. ( More )
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September 10, 2014 - Odor In City's Drinking Water - Sewerage and Water Board is aware of slightly unusual odor present in the city's drinking water. See attached for more information. ( More )
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August 29, 2014 - Traffic Advisory S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne - Residents, businesses and motorists are advised that traffic moving south bound on S. Carrollton Avenue and eastbound on S. Claiborne Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic overnight on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 beginning at 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 4. ( More )
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August 29, 2014 - Sewerage and Water Board Gets Early Start on Hurricane Preparations - The Sewerage and Water Board began planning for hurricane season well before the season started. See attached for more information. ( More )
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August 29, 2014 - SWB Meeting Notification for September 2014 - See attached for dates and times for the September series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings. ( More )
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August 21, 2014 - SWB/City of New Orleans Enter Into Cooperative Agreement - The Sewerage and Water Board and the City of New Orleans entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement. See attached for more information. ( More )
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August 08, 2014 - Low Water Pressure/Traffic Advisory - Gravier Street - Residents and businesses on Gravier Street between LaSalle Street and S. Claiborne Avenue will experience low water pressure on Tuesday, August 12th from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. ( More )
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August 08, 2014 - Traffic Advisory - 700 block Loyola Avenue - Motorists, residents and businesses are advised that the middle lane of the 700 block of Loyola Avenue between Girod Street and Julia Street will be closed to traffic on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. ( More )
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August 06, 2014 - Traffic Advisory - Loyola Avenue at Girod St. - the 700 block of Loyola Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Thursday, August 7 at 8 p.m.to Friday, August 8th at 6 a.m. ( More )
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August 06, 2014 - Meeting Notification August 2014 - The August series of SWB Committee meetings will be conducted as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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July 23, 2014 - Emergency Low Water Pressure Alert - Residents and businesses in a section of the uptown area may be experiencing low water pressure due to a break in a 24" water main. See attached. ( More )
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July 16, 2014 - Cedric Grant Named Executive Director SWBNO - In a unanimous vote by the Board of Directors, Cedric Grant has been named as the new Executive Director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See attached for more information. ( More )
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June 27, 2014 - Low water Pressure Magazine Street - Magazine Street from Girod Street to Andrew Higgins will experience low water pressure. See attached. ( More )
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June 19, 2014 - Sewerage and Water Board Members - New Sewerage and Water Board members seated at meeting on June 18, 2014. See more. ( More )
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June 18, 2014 - Sewerage and Water Board Issues Bonds for Water and Sewer Systems - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans sold bonds on Tuesday for its water and sewer systems to refinance outstanding debt and fund its capital improvement program. Read more. ( More )
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June 09, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Magazine Street (Girod to Andrew Higgins) - Residents and businesses are advised that Magazine Street will be closed to through traffic between Girod Street and Andrew Higgins Street. ( More )
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May 30, 2014 - SWB Gets Jump On Hurricane Preparedness - Sewerage and Water Board began planning well before the tropical storm season began. (See attached) ( More )
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May 23, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Girod Street from Loyola to S. Liberty - Traffic flow on Girod Street from Loyola Avenue to S. Liberty Street will be adjusted to allow for construction work for a water line replacement. See attached for more detailed information. ( More )
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May 02, 2014 - SWB May, 2014 Meetings Notice - The May cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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April 25, 2014 - Low Water Pressure/Traffic Advisory - Three sections of the Marigny area may experience low water pressure on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Traffic flow around the work sitewill also be affected. See attached for more details on locations. ( More )
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April 07, 2014 - Traffic Advisory/Magazine Street Closure - Magazine Street from Girod Street to St. Joseph Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for water main installation work. ( More )
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April 01, 2014 - April SWB Meetings Notice - The April series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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March 25, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Chestnut Street - The crossover intersection at Chestnut Street will be closed to traffic beginning today and lasting for 30 days. ( More )
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March 12, 2014 - Low Water Pressure-CBD 800-1000 Camp St. - Residents and businesses will experience low water pressure overnight on Thursday, March 13 at 10:00 p.m. to Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 a.m. See attached. ( More )
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March 07, 2014 - Napoleon Avenue Traffic Advisory - Beginning Monday March 10, Napoleon Avenue from Carondelet Street to just south of Prytania Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions. See attached. ( More )
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March 06, 2014 - SELA/Napoleon Drainage Canal Meeting - An information meeting to discuss the upcoming drainage improvement on Napoleon Avenue from Carondelet Street to Constance Street will be held next week. See attached. ( More )
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February 28, 2014 - SWB March Meetings Notification - The March cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated
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February 24, 2014 - SWB Closed Early During Parade Season - Sewerage and Water Board will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday of this week and on Lundi Gras. See attached. ( More )
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February 21, 2014 - CBD Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of the CBD will experience low water pressure overnight on Monday, February 24th and Wednesday February 26th from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. while Boh Brothers Construction Company and SWB crews tie-in a new water line that serves the Central Business District area. ( More )
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January 29, 2014 - Board will Reopen Thursday, January 30 - The Sewerage and Water Board will reopen for business on Thursday, January 30 for normal business hours. ( More )
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January 27, 2014 - SWB Closed Tuesday and Wednesday Due to Hazardous Weather Conditions - Due to inclement and hazardous weather conditions forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28th and 29th SWB Algiers Office and Main Office will be closed. See Attached. ( More )
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January 27, 2014 - SELA Meeting Cancellation - Due to inclement and hazardous weather conditions forecast for tomorrow, the SELA Napoleon Avenue Drainage Canal project meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 has been cancelled. ( More )
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January 24, 2014 - Traffic Advisory- Magazine St. Closure - The Sewerage and Water Board is announcing that Magazine Street will be closed to traffic from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from Notre Dame to Julia Street. ( More )
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January 17, 2014 - Traffic Advisory-Prytania St. Closed at Arabella St. - Prytania Street at the intersection of Arabella Street will be closed to vehicular traffic for three months beginning January 20 through March 31, 2014 for drainage canal construction work. See attached for details. ( More )
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January 06, 2014 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of the Upper garden District will experience low water pressure on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 8a.m. to 1 p.m. while crews working for the Corps of Engineers and the Sewerage and Water Board tie-in a new water line. See attached. ( More )
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December 31, 2013 - January Meetings Notification - The January cycle of the Sewerage and Water Board Committee and Board of Director's meeting will be conducted as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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December 31, 2013 - S&WB Offices Closed New Year's Day - The Sewerage and Water Board offices on St. Joseph Street and General DeGaulle Drive will be closed New Year's Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2014. The offices will resume regular office hours on Thursday, January 2, 2014. ( More )
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December 24, 2013 - SWB Offices Close Early Today - The Sewerage and Water Board main office and Algiers Payment Center will close at noon today and reopen at regular hours on Thursday. ( More )
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December 20, 2013 - boil Water Advisory Lifted For Limited Area of Venetian Isles - The Sewerage and Water Board in conjunction with the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has lifted the Boil Water Advisory for residents and businesses in the limited area of Venetials Isles. ( More )
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December 18, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory For A Limited Area of Venetian Isles - A limited area of Venetian Isles will experience low water pressure while SWB repairs a break in a water main in the area. Following the repair a "Boil Water Advisory" will be in effect. See attached for more specific detailed information. ( More )
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December 12, 2013 - Low Water Pressure in Upper Ninth Ward/ Bywater Area - Residents and businesses in a large section of the Upper Ninth Ward/Bywater Area will experience low water pressure on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board crews repair valves on several 24" and 6" water mains that serve the area. ( More )
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December 12, 2013 - Low Water Pressure in Eastern New Orleans - Residents and businesses in a small section of eastern New Orleans will experience low water pressure on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon while the Sewerage and Water Board crews repair a large meter that serves the area school. ( More )
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November 27, 2013 - SWB Will Be Closed Thursday and Friday - Sewerage and Water Board's main office and customer center in Algiers will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. ( More )
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November 27, 2013 - SWB December Cycle of Meetings - SWB committee meetings and board meeting will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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November 25, 2013 - Jefferson Ave. Drainage Project Begins Next Week - The Jefferson Avenue Phase I Project is scheduled to begin next week. Please see attached for more information. ( More )
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November 25, 2013 - 2014 S&WB Budget Meeting - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has scheduled a public meeting for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. to present its 2014 Operating and Capital Budgets. ( More )
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November 12, 2013 - Napoleon Avenue Tree Removal - The Sewerage and Water Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are announcing that beginning November 12, 2013 crews will begin clearing trees and shrubs in the median of Napoleon Avenue from Carondelet Street to Laurel Street. ( More )
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November 11, 2013 - Julia Street Construction to Begin Soon - The Sewerage and Water Board in coordination with the City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works, as part of the FEMA funded Roads to Recovery Program, will embark upon a major infrastructure initiative to enhance water service and roadway conditions. Construction will begin on November 13, 2013. ( More )
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November 07, 2013 - SWB Prepared to Comply with DHH Rules - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans is prepared to comply with DHH rules announced yesterday. ( More )
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November 01, 2013 - November Cycle of SWB Meetings - The November cycle of committe meetings and full Board of Directors meeting will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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October 09, 2013 - Jefferson Avenue Canal Meeting - An information meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss upcoming drainage improvements of Jefferson Avenue from S. Claiborne Avenue to Dryades Street. ( More )
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October 07, 2013 - Traffic Advisory for Jefferson Avenue Area - Beginning October 14th and going through December 15th a traffic detour will be set up along the 800 block of Jefferson Avenue. See Attached. ( More )
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October 04, 2013 - S&WB Prepared for Tropical Storm Karen; All 24 Pumping Stations Tested and Working - Marcia St. Martin, executive director of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, reported today that all systems have been tested and the Board's 24 drainage pumping stations are 100 percent operational and ready to handle rainfall from Tropical Storm Karen. ( More )
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September 30, 2013 - SWB October Meetings Notice - The October series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as listed. See attached. ( More )
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September 24, 2013 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of the uptown area will experience low water pressure on Wednesday, Septermber 25, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( More )
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September 19, 2013 - SWB Stakeholders Meetings for Executive Search - The Sewerage and Water Board is holding several stakeholders meetings in regards to qualifications for a new executive director. ( More )
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September 03, 2013 - September Series of SWB Meetings - The September series of meeting will be held as indicated on the attached. ( More )
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August 29, 2013 - Low Water Pressure in Algiers Area - Several streets in the Algiers area will be affected by low water pressure this weekend on Saturday or Sunday. See attached for exact areas. ( More )
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August 23, 2013 - Jefferson Avenue Phase I Tree Removal - The Sewerage and Water Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are announcing that beginning Ausugt 26, 2013 crews will begin clearing trees and shrubs from Jefferson Avenue in Uptown New Orleans. ( More )
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August 13, 2013 - Low Water Pressure Freret Street Area - Residents and businesses on Freret street from Jefferson Avenue to Upperline Street will experience low water pressure on Thursday, August 15th extending into the early hours of Friday, August 16th. See attached. ( More )
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August 12, 2013 - SWB Algiers Office Reopens - The Sewerage and Water Board Customer Service Center located at 4001 General DeGaulle Drive will reopen tomorrow, August 13, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ( More )
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August 08, 2013 - Low Water Pressure - A limited section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. while Sewerage and Water Board crews repair a series of valves on water lines in the area. (See attached for areas affected.) ( More )
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August 07, 2013 - Florida Avenue Sewer Job - Residents and businesses in a limited section of the Seventh Ward will experience increased construction traffic and noise. See attached for more information. ( More )
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August 05, 2013 - Low Water Pressure 8-5-13 - Residents and businesses on North Claiborne Avenue from St. Bernard Avenue to Pauger Street will experience low water pressure from 3:30 p.m. today, until further notice, while Sewerage and Water Board repairs a 16-inch water main that was broken by a contractor. ( More )
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August 02, 2013 - SWB August Meetings Notification - The August cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated in the attached information. ( More )
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July 31, 2013 - Low Water Pressure/Traffic Advisory - Residents and businesses on Banks Street from South Carrollton Avenue to South Murat St. will experience low water pressure on August 1, 2013 from 8-5 p.m. Traffic will also be reduced to one lane from South Carrollton Avenue to South Solomon Street. ( More )
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July 26, 2013 - Traffic Advisory-Jefferson Avenue - Beginning Tuesday, July 30, 2013 traffic on Jefferson Avenue between Coliseum and Danneel Streets will be adjusted to allow for road work related to the Jefferson Avenue Drainage Canal project. Signage on Dryades Street will also be modified. See Attached. ( More )
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July 24, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Uptown Section of City - The Boil Water Advisory that had been issued for a portion of Uptown New Orleans has been lifted. See attached. ( More )
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July 24, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Update - See attached for more updated information regarding the Boil Water Advisory that is issued for the Carrollton area of the city. ( More )
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July 23, 2013 - Water Main Break - Tuesday,July 23, 2013 between 5:30-6:00 a.m. a large water main ruptured in the 7800 block of Cohn Street near Burdett. SWB crews are on the scene shuting off valves in order for the repair work to begin. See attached ( More )
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July 21, 2013 - SWB Algiers Office Closed Until Further Notice - The Sewerage and Water Board Customer Center at 4001 Genreal DeGaulle will be closed until further notice. See Attached. ( More )
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July 19, 2013 - Low Water Pressure In Gentilly Area - Several streets in the Gentilly area of the city will experience low water pressure on July 20th from 9 am to 5 pm. See attached. ( More )
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July 18, 2013 - Freret Street Construction and Traffic Advisory - The 5100 block of Freret Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7:00 am to 5:30 p.m. for thirty days while a contractor working for the SWB replaces a water main. ( More )
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July 03, 2013 - SWB Bond Rating Upgraded - The Sewerage and Water Board is pleased to announce the upgrading of its Sewer Revenue and Water Revenue Bonds due to its sustained and stabilized financial position. ( More )
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July 02, 2013 - SWB Closed for 4th of July Holiday - SWB Main office building and Customer Care Center in Algiers closed Thursday and Friday. See attached. ( More )
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June 24, 2013 - SWB Prepared for Hurricane Season - Two of the most important words at the Sewerage and Water Board right now are "Hurricane Preparedness." See Attached. ( More )
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May 31, 2013 - SWB June Meetings Notification - The June cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as listed in the attached. ( More )
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May 15, 2013 - Nolan P. Lambert Named SWB Special Counsel - Nolan P. Lambert, who has served in numerous key positions with the City Attorneys Office since 1993, has been named Special Counsel of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. ( More )
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May 03, 2013 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in two differenct sections of New Orleans will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday. The 4400-5100 blocks of Franklin Avenue and 7000-8000 Chef Menteur Highway. ( More )
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April 17, 2013 - Marcia St. Martin Bio - Bio of Marcia St. Martin ( More )
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April 17, 2013 - Sewerage & Water Board Executive Director To Retire - Sewerage & Water Board Executive Director, Marcia St. Martin announced today ( More )
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April 11, 2013 - Entergy's Underground Fire Affects S&WB's Services - An underground fire in an Entergy vault caused loss of power throughout the Sewerage & Water Board's Headquarters Building. ( More )
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April 01, 2013 - Jefferson Avenue Tree Removal - The Sewerage and Water Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are announcing that beginning April 1, 2013, crews will begin clearing trees and shrubs from Jefferson Avenue in Uptown New Orleans. ( More )
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March 27, 2013 - South Claiborne Avenue Traffic Advisory - Beginning Thursday, March 28, 2013, the westbound traffic of South Claiborne Avenue from Leonidas Street to Lowerline Street will be diverted through the median to the eastbound side of South Claiborne Avenue. ( More )
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March 04, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), has cancelled the boil water advisory for residents and businesses on the East Bank of Orleans Parish. ( More )
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March 04, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for East Bank ( More )
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March 03, 2013 - Update on Boil Water Advisory for East Bank of Orleans Parish - A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for all of the East Bank of Orleans Parish, and will remain in effect at least 24 hours and until further notice. The West Bank of Orleans Parish is not impacted. ( More )
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March 03, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Issued for All of East Bank of New Orleans Parish - A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for all of the East Bank of Orleans Parish.

Sewerage & Water Board officials are still determining the cause of a loss of water pressure at the S&WB water treatment plant. ( More )
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February 28, 2013 - SWB Meetings Notification 03-13 - For Immediate Release ( More )
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February 14, 2013 - Traffic Advisory/Low Water Pressure - The 100 block of N. Rampart Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Notification has been given to customers in the area who will experience low water pressure. ( More )
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February 07, 2013 - SWB Closes Early for Parade Season - The Sewerage and Water Board customer lobby at 625 St. Joseph Street and 4001 General DeGaulle Blvd. office will close early for parade season. See attached. ( More )
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January 31, 2013 - SWB Februry Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its February cycle of committee meetings as listed in this notice. See attached. ( More )
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December 28, 2012 - SWB January Meetings Notice - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its January series of meetings as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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December 20, 2012 - SWB Holiday Closings - The Sewerage and Water Board will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day,New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. ( More )
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December 19, 2012 - CBD Street Closure - The westbound side of the 100 block of N. Rampart Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on Thursday, December 20th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See attached ( More )
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December 14, 2012 - Water Closure Upper Ninth Ward - Residents and businesses in a small section of the Upper Ninth Ward area will experience low water pressure. See attached ( More )
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December 14, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and Businesses in a small section of the French Quarters will experience low water pressure. See attached ( More )
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December 12, 2012 - Algiers Office Open - On Thursday, December 13, 2012 the Sewerage and Water Board Customer Service Center at 4001 General DeGaulle will be re-open for business. ( More )
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December 12, 2012 - Algiers Office Closed Until Further Notice - The Sewerage and Water Board Customer Service Center at 4001 General DeGaulle will be closed until further notice, for heating system repairs. ( More )
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November 30, 2012 - SWB December Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its December cycle of meetings as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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November 28, 2012 - SWB Budget Presentation Meeting - The Sewerage and Water Board will present its 2013 Operating and Capital Budgets on Friday, November 30, 2012. See Attached. ( More )
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November 27, 2012 - Traffic Advisory - The eastbound lanes of South Claiborne Avenue between Burdett Street and Pine Street will be detoured to the westbound side of South Claiborne Avenue until March 2013. See attached. ( More )
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November 05, 2012 - Nashville Ave. Traffic Advisory - Residents are advised that Nashville Avenue from Willow Street to S. Claiborne Avenue, lake bound will be open for local traffic beginning Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 6 a.m. See Attached for more information. ( More )
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November 02, 2012 - SWB Meeting Notification - The November cycle to Sewerage and Water Board meetings are as listed inside. See attached. ( More )
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November 02, 2012 - Traffic Advisory - Both sides of Nashville Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning Saturday at 8 a.m. to Sunday at 6 p.m. See Attached. ( More )
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October 26, 2012 - Low Water Pressure/Traffic Advisory - Residents and businesses on several streets in the Upper Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure beginning Monday at midnight. Traffic will be reduced to one lane of N. Claiborne Avenue from Clouet Street to Franklin Avenue. See Attached. ( More )
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October 22, 2012 - Loud Noise at Carrollton Plant - Residents and businesses near the Sewerage and Water Board's Carrollton Plant may experience louder then normal noise levels Wednesday and over the next 30 days. See attached. ( More )
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October 22, 2012 - Credit Adjustment for Boil Water - The Sewerage and Water Board is informing customers that they will receive a one-day credit adjustment on their October bill to reflect the recent "Boil Water" event. ( More )
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October 17, 2012 - Low Water Pressure in CBD - Businesses in a small portion of Poydras Street will experience low water pressure on Friday and Saturday. See attached ( More )
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October 12, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small part of Carrollton area will experience low water pressure on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Area affected is Jeanette Street from S. Carrollton Avenue to Joliet Street. ( More )
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October 09, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for Eastbank of Orleans Parish - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has cancelled the boil water advisory for residents and businesses on the Eastbank of Orleans Parish. ( More )
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October 08, 2012 - SWB Precautionary Boil Water Advisory - A precautionaly boil water advisory has been issued by the Sewerage and Water Board and the Department of Health and Hospitals for the east bank of the city of New Orleans. See Attached. ( More )
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September 28, 2012 - SWB Meetings Notification - The October series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as listed inside this notice. See Attached. ( More )
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September 14, 2012 - S. Claiborne Avenue Drainage Canal Projects Phases I and II - Beginning Monday, September 17, 2012 the Corps of Engineers and Sewerage and Water Board will begin a two phased drainage canal project in the neutral ground area on S. Claiborne Avenue. ( More )
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September 12, 2012 - Traffic Advisory - Beginning Monday, September 17, 2012 the westbound lanes of South Claiborne Avenue will be closed between Cambronne Street in Orleans Parish and Dakin Street in Jefferson Parish. See attached for detour information. ( More )
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September 05, 2012 - SWB Westbank Office Reopens - The Sewerage and Water Board Customer Care Center in Algiers is reopened. Air conditioner repair has been completed. ( More )
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September 05, 2012 - SWB West Bank Office Closed for AC Repair - The SWB Customer Care Center at 4001 Gen. DeGaulle in Algiers will be closed until further notice while assessment is made to damage to A/C system. ( More )
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September 05, 2012 - September Meetins Notification - The September cycle of Sewerage and Water Board Committee and Board of Directos meeting will be held as listed within. ( More )
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September 01, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled For Venetian Isles Area - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in consultation with the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), has cancelled a boil water advisory for residents and businesses in Venetian Isles. ( More )
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August 31, 2012 - Sewerage and Water Board Issues Boil Water Order for all of Venetian Isles - A precautionary boil water advisory is in effect for all of Venetian Isles from the flood protection levee and HWY 90 (Chef Menteur Hwy) to the Chef Pass Bridge. This area includes the entire Venetian Isles subdivision. ( More )
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July 31, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses on Leonidas Street from S. Claiborne Avenue to Cohn Street will experience low water pressure on 8-1-12.
On Thursday the south side of the 8500-8700 blocks of S. Claiborne Ave will also experience low water pressure. The hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. ( More )
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July 27, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses on the south side of S. claiborne Avenue, between Leonidas Street and So. Carrollton Avenue will experience low water pressure on Monday, July 30, 2012. See attached for more information. ( More )
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July 24, 2012 - SWB Algiers Office Accepting Cash Payments - The Sewerage and Water Board Customer Service Office located at 4001 General DeGaulle will begin accepting cash payments again beginning tomorrow 7-25-12. ( More )
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July 20, 2012 - S&WB Algiers Office Cannot Accept Cash Payments At This Time - Until further notice, The Sewerage & Water Board's Algiers Customer Service Office will not be able to process cash payments due to storm damage to the roof and ceiling in the teller's area. ( More )
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July 19, 2012 - Magazine Street Closed - Napoleon to Gen. Pershing Street - The 4300 block of Magazine Street between Napoleon Avenue and General Pershing Street will be closed to vehicular traffic Friday, July 20th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., ( More )
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July 19, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for Venetian Isles - The Sewerage and Water Board in consultation with the State Department of Health and Hospitals has cancelled a boil water advisory for residents and businesses in Venetinan Isles. Customers are advised to flush their internal and external lines. See Attached. ( More )
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July 17, 2012 - New Member of Sewerage and Water Board - The Sewerage and Water Board has a new member appointed by Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu and approved by the New Orleans City Council. ( More )
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July 17, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Extended for Venitian Isles - Residents and businesses in Venetian Isles and on Chef Menteur Highway from Industrial Parkway to Ft. McComb Road are under the boil water advisory. ( More )
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July 16, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory for Venetian Isles - A boil water advisory is in effect for residents and businesses in all of Venetian Isles and Chef Menteur High from Industrial Parkway to Fort McComb Road. ( More )
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July 01, 2012 - SWB July Meetings Notification - The July series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated in the attached notice. ( More )
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June 29, 2012 - SWB Monthly Meeting Notification - A listing of the July series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings are attached. ( More )
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June 25, 2012 - Sewrage & Water Board/Limitless Vistas Partnership - Sewerage and Water Board and other partners launch the Limitless Vistas Water and Wastewater Training Program. See Attached. ( More )
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June 08, 2012 - SWB Bond Rating Upgraded - The Sewerage and Water Board is pleased to announce the upgrading of its Water Revenue and Sewer Revenue Bonds due to its sustained and stabalized financial position with sound debt service post Katrina. See attached. ( More )
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June 05, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a portion of the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. See attached. ( More )
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June 01, 2012 - S&WB Hurricane Prepardness Info - The management and staff of the Sewerage and Water Board began its emergency preparations early this year, as it has done in the past, as the tropical storm season quickly approaches. ( More )
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June 01, 2012 - SWB May Meetings Notification - The May cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated herein. See attached. ( More )
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May 25, 2012 - SWB Closed on Monday - The Sewerage and Water Board's main customer lobby located at 625 St. Joseph Street and the Customer Care Center in Algiers will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day ( More )
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May 17, 2012 - Billing Scam - The scam calls for customers to make a payment with a bank routing number supplied by the scammer and a number from the back of their social security cards. See attached for more information. ( More )
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May 03, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for Eastern New Orleans - The Sewerage and Water Board of NEw Orleans, in consultation with the State Department of Health and Hospitals has cancelled the boil water advisory for residents and businesses in the area bounded by Morrison Rd., Hayne Blvd., Dowmnan Rd and Bullard Rd. in easter New Orleans, effective at 11:00 a.m. this morning. ( More )
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May 02, 2012 - Boil Water Advisory Issued For Large Area of Eastern New Orleans - A boil water advisory has been issued for a large area of Eastern New Orleans because water pressure dropped Tuesday night when a 30-inch water main broke about 11 p.m. ( More )
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April 27, 2012 - SWB Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board committee meetings and full Board of Directors meeting will we held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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March 30, 2012 - SWB Monthly Committee and Full Board of Directors Meeting - The April, 2012 series of Committee and the full Board of Directors meeting will be held as stated in the attached. ( More )
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March 08, 2012 - Traffic Advisory - Motorists and residents and advised of a three month change in traffic flow at S. Claiborne Avenue at Leonidas Street. ( More )
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March 08, 2012 - Low Water Pressure N. O. East - A section of eastern New Orleans will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday. See Attached. ( More )
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March 02, 2012 - Revised Meetings Schedule - The March schedule of Sewerage and Water Board monthly meetings has been revised. See attached. ( More )
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February 19, 2012 - S&WB Downtown Customer Service Center Will Close at 2 p.m. Monday - The Sewerage & Water Board's walk-in Customer Service Center in the lobby of 625 St. Joseph St. will close at 2 p.m. on Monday due to parade schedules. ( More )
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February 17, 2012 - SWB Prepared Should Oil Sheen Reach Water Intakes - The Sewerage and Water Board is taking full precautions at its raw water intakes on the East Bank and in Algiers in case oil from a ship collision upriver reaches those facitilties. ( More )
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February 15, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Low water pressure in eastern New Orleans and Lower Ninth Ward for Thursday evening thru Friday morning. See Attached. ( More )
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February 10, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Saturday, February 11, 2012. See attached. ( More )
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February 03, 2012 - Three More Water/Sewer Rate Increase Meetings - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold three additional meetings to present details on water and sewer rate increases and the need for funds for other projects. ( More )
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February 03, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in eastern New Orleans will experience low water pressure on Saturday, February 4th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( More )
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January 31, 2012 - SWB Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board of NEw Orleans will hold its next series of monthly committee meetings as indicated herein. ( More )
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January 25, 2012 - Rate Increase Hearings - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will hold three public hearings. See Attached. ( More )
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January 10, 2012 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of Carrollton will experience low water pressure on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See attached for locations. ( More )
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January 09, 2012 - Information Meeting on S. Claiborne Drainage Project - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold an informational meeting this week to brief area residents on a major drainage project along S. Claiborne Avenue. ( More )
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December 30, 2011 - SWB January Meetings Notification - The January series of Sewerage and Water Board meetings will be held as indicated in the attached. ( More )
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December 27, 2011 - New Year's Holiday Schedule - Sewerage and Water Board will be open Tuesday through Friday for normal operating hours. More information attached. ( More )
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December 19, 2011 - G. Joseph Sullivan: A Remarkable 39 Years of Service To The S&WB - A Remarkable 39 Years of Service to the Sewerage & Water Board ( More )
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December 16, 2011 - Christmas 2011 Holiday Schedule - S&WB office schedule changes due to the Christmas Holiday ( More )
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December 02, 2011 - Restricted Traffic Flow - The 7300 block of St. Charles Avenue (lake side) will have restricted traffic flow on Monday, December 5, 2011. ( More )
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December 01, 2011 - SWB Meetings Notification - The December series of meetings of the Sewerage and Water Board will be held as indicated on the attached. ( More )
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November 23, 2011 - S&WB Elects Manning President Pro Tem - Wm. Raymond Manning has been elected President Pro Tem of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans by its Board of Directors. ( More )
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November 22, 2011 - S&WB Will Hold Meeting on 2012 Budgets - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will publicly present its budget on November 29th, 6 p.m. at the Port of New Orleans Auditorium. ( More )
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November 11, 2011 - Orleans-St. Bernard Form Partnership To Restore Wetlands - Mayor Mitch Landrieu and President Craig Taffaro break ground on the Central Wetlands Assimilation Project at the SWB Eastbank Sewer Treatment Plant in the Historic Lower Ninth Ward. ( More )
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November 01, 2011 - SWB Meetings Notification - The November cycle of Sewerage and Water Board meetings are scheduled as indicated herein. ( More )
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October 19, 2011 - Marion B. Bracy Appointed to Sewerage and Water Board - Marion B. Bracy, Vice President for Facility Planning and Management at Xavier University of Louisiana is the newest member of the Sewerage and Water Board of Directors. ( More )
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September 30, 2011 - SWB Meetings Notification - The monthly Sewerage and Water Board committees and Board of Director's meeting are scheduled as noted. Click for more information. ( More )
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September 30, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. See attached for areas affected.
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September 09, 2011 - SELA Uptown Napoleon Drainge Project Meeting Postponed - The September 13th SELA Napoleon Drainage Project meeting scheduled to be held at the Salvation Army has been postponed. ( More )
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September 02, 2011 - S&WB Pumping Stations, Personnel Ready - Pumps, generators and special equipment ready and have been prepared for the heavy rainfall expected from Tropical Storm Lee. ( More )
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September 02, 2011 - SWB Meeting Notification - The September series of meeting are as listed. ( More )
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August 30, 2011 - Low Water Pressure-French Quarter - The 100 through 300 blocks of Decatur Street will experience low water pressure Ausugt 30th from 10 a.m. to noon while the Sewerage and Water Board makes a repair to a large water main. ( More )
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August 11, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Several streets in the Uptown area will experience low water pressure on Saturday, August 13, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. while Sewerage and Water Board crews repair a series of valves and a fire hydrant that serve the area. ( More )
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August 05, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses on Lake Forest Boulevard from Bundy Roard to Benson Street will experience low water pressure on Sunday, August August 7th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ( More )
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July 27, 2011 - SWB Has New Board Member - Charles F. Webb, CPA is newest member of the Sewerage and Water Board of Directors. ( More )
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July 20, 2011 - Low Water Pressure Venetian Isles - All of Venetian Isles in easter New Orleans will experience low water pressure of Thursday, July 21, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( More )
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July 19, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a large section of the uptown area will experience low water pressure on Thursday, July 21st from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please see attached for areas affected by this work. ( More )
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July 15, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, July 16th and 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ( More )
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July 01, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in the lake area will experience low water pressure on Wednesday, July 7, 2011. See attached for more information. ( More )
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July 01, 2011 - SWB Meetings Notification - The July series of Sewerage and Water Board meeting will be held in indicated herein. ( More )
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June 10, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - A section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See attached for locations. ( More )
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June 09, 2011 - Sewerage and Water Board Temporarily Looses 60-Cycle Power - Entergy supplied power temporarily causes low water pressure. See attached. ( More )
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May 31, 2011 - SWB June Meetings Notification - The June series of Sewerage and Water Board Committee and Board of Directors Meeting are scheduled as noted. ( More )
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May 19, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of the Carrollton area will experience low water pressure on Friday, May 20, 2011 from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. See attached. ( More )
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May 13, 2011 - Two Separate Power Outages Cause Low Water Pressure, Drinking Water Safe - Two different electrical surges from Entergy supplied power this morning affected Sewerage and Water Board's Carrollton Water Plant. ( More )
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April 29, 2011 - Meetings Notification - May 2011 - The S&WB Committees and full Board of Directors meeting scheduled is attached for review. ( More )
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April 12, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of uptown will be experiencing low water pressure for the next three hours. See attached. ( More )
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April 08, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Low water pressure in a small section of the lake area. See attached for more information. ( More )
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March 18, 2011 - Low Water Pressure This Weekend - Residents and businesses in a section of Gentilly will experience low water pressure on Sunday. See attached listing. ( More )
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March 11, 2011 - Heavy Rains Cause Some Street Flooding - Heavy rains caused some flooding of streets and underpass roadways. ( More )
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March 04, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Parts of the Eigth and Ninth Wards will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday. See Attached for more information. ( More )
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March 02, 2011 - Executive Committee Meeting Cancelled - Executive Committee which was schedueld for Friday, March 4, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. has been cancelled until next month. ( More )
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March 02, 2011 - SWB Main Customer Service Lobby to Close Early For Mardi Gras Parades - Sewerage and Water Board's Main Office and Customer Service Lobby at 625 St. Joseph Street will close at 4 p.m.on March 2-4,2011 and again on March 7th because of Mardi Gras parades. ( More )
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February 24, 2011 - SWB Lobby To Close Early 2-25-11 - Sewerage and Water Board's Main Office Customer Lobby will close early on Friday, February 25th because of Mardi Gras parades.
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February 16, 2011 - Sewerage and Water Board Has Three New Board Members - The Sewerage and Water Board has three new Board members among its ranks. Councilwoman Stacy Head, Mr. Wm. Ray Manning and Mr. Mark M. Moody. ( More )
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February 09, 2011 - Corps of Engineers Completes Repairs of SWB Pump Stations - The Sewerage and Water Board and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers joined together for a ribbon cutting at the A. Baldwin Wood Melpomene Pump Station #1 in recognition of $39.6 million in repairs to stations following Hurricane Katrina. ( More )
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January 31, 2011 - Meetings Notification - The February cycle of Committee and Board of Directors meeting schedule is attached. ( More )
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January 28, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of Mid City will experience low water pressure Saturday, January 29, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information enclosed. ( More )
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January 21, 2011 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, January 22nd and 23rd, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, while Sewerage and Water Board crews make repairs to a 24-inch water main that serves the area. ( More )
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December 31, 2010 - January 2011 Meetings Schedule - The January cycle of monthly committee meetings and the Board of Directors meeting dates and times. ( More )
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December 23, 2010 - Electrical Problem Causes Water Pressure to Drop - The problem has been identified. ( More )
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December 23, 2010 - Electrical Problem Causes Water Pressure to Drop - Several areas on the East Bank of New Orleans experienced lower than normal water pressure as a result of a problem at the electrical generating plant. ( More )
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December 17, 2010 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in the Lee Circle area will experience low water pressure Sunday. ( More )
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December 10, 2010 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of Mid City will experience very low water pressure on Sunday, December 12, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ( More )
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December 08, 2010 - December Meeting Notification - Sewerage and Water Board monthly committee and Board of Directors meeting for the month of December. ( More )
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December 07, 2010 - Response to Times-Picayune Article - The Sewerage and Water Board responds to a Times-Picayune article entitled "When it's urgent, Sewerage and Water Board, pick up the phone!" ( More )
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December 06, 2010 - N. O. Drainage Stations benefit from Four Corps Storm Proofing Projects - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to storm pfoof four pump stations on the East Bank of Orleans Parich so they can remain operable during and immediately following tropical events. ( More )
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November 30, 2010 - 4300 Block of Magazine Street Closure - 4300 block of Magazine will be closed Thursday, December 2, 2010 from 8:30am to 7pm ( More )
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November 29, 2010 - SWB Announces Credit Adjustment for Boil Water Event - The Sewerage and Water Board announced on November 24, 2010 that customers will receive a two-day credit adjustment on their next bill to reflect the recent Boil Water event. ( More )
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November 21, 2010 - Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Cancelled - Mayor Landrieu, public health officials and Sewerage and Water Board announced this evening that the precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued for the East Bank of Orleans Parish has been cancelled. ( More )
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November 21, 2010 - Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect - Mayor Landrieu, Public Health Officials and Sewerage and Water Board officials announced that the precautionary Boil Water Advisory for the East Bank of Orleans Parish will remain in effect. ( More )
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November 20, 2010 - Boil Water Advisory Issued for Entire East Bank of Orleans Parish - At approximately 10: 30 Friday night, the Sewerage & Water Board lost 25 cycle power at its main water plant, causing low water pressure throughout the East Bank of the City.

The Board has restored its 25-cycle power and is also operating on commercial power. Crews are on duty working to correct the situation. ( More )
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November 02, 2010 - Special Sewerage and Water Board Meeting - A special meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on November 3, 2010, 12:30 p.m. at 625 St. Joseph Street, room 240. The purpose of the meeting is consideration of millage rates. ( More )
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October 25, 2010 - SWB and Corps Meeting- Uptown Drainage Improvements - SWB, Corps and Costal Protection and Restoration Authority will host a public meeting to discuss maintaining the historic preservation of Uptown neighborhoods in conjunction with the SELA drainage improvements for the uptown area. ( More )
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October 25, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Water pressure will be low in two sections of the 9th ward this weekend. ( More )
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October 08, 2010 - Corps Awards Storm Proofing Contract for Algiers Drainage Station - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working closely with the Sewerage and Water Board has awarded a contract to storm proof a West Bank pump station. ( More )
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October 06, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - A small segment of Canal Street will experience low water pressure on Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ( More )
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September 24, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Monday, September 27, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( More )
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September 07, 2010 - SWB Closing Early For NFL Parade - Sewerage and Water Board offices and customer lobby located at 625 St.Joseph Street will close at 4 p.m. on Thursday because of traffic congestion and public transportation resulting from the NFL parade. ( More )
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September 01, 2010 - Hurricane Katrina 5 Year Report - Sewerage and Water Board overview details the many successes in restoration projects and new construction during the past five years since Katrina. ( More )
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September 01, 2010 - September Meeting Schedule - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its next series of Committee meeting and Board of Director's meeting on the following dates. ( More )
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August 26, 2010 - Low Water Pressure In Two Areas of the City - A small section of the French Quarter will experience low water pressure on Saturday. A small section of the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, August 28th and 29th. See details inside. ( More )
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August 09, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in two sections of Canal Street will experience low water pressure tonight, Monday, August 9, 2010. See attached. ( More )
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August 05, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in an upper section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Saturday, August 7th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 8th from 9 a.m. to noon. See attached for area affected. ( More )
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August 05, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and business on several streets in Mid City will experience low water pressure on Saturday, August 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. See attached. ( More )
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July 30, 2010 - SWB Monthly Meetings - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of meetings on the dates herein. ( More )
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July 22, 2010 - Low Water Pressure-Lake Area - Residents and businesses in the lake area (Lakeview, West End and West Lake) will experience very very low water pressure on Saturday, July 24, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( More )
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July 13, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small part of Mid City will experience low water prussure on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ( More )
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July 09, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small portion of the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure on Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board replaces a section of a large water main in the area. ( More )
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July 06, 2010 - Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its normal series of monthly public meetings on the dates herein. ( More )
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June 24, 2010 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a large portion of the city will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to a 12-inch water line connected to a 50-inch water main. ( More )
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June 12, 2010 - Low Water Pressure in the east; Boil Water Advisory cancelled - Residents and businesses in New Orleans east from Insustrial Parkway to Venetian Isles will experience very low water pressure on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. while Wallace Drennen Construction Co.working for the Board replaces fire hyrants on the water line that serves the area. ( More )
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May 28, 2010 - Oil Discharge in Gulf Has No Effect On Quality of City's Drinking Water - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in response to concerns of some customers,is assuring all citizens that the oil discharge in the Gulf of Mexico is having no effect on the quality of drinking water in the city. ( More )
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May 27, 2010 - Meetings Notification - The schedule of the next regular series of Sewerage and Water Board committee meetings and Board of Directors meeting is provided within. ( More )
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May 25, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in Lakeview, West End and West Lake will experience very low water pressure on Wednesday,May 26, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. See more information. ( More )
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May 21, 2010 - Traffic Advisory - The 2200 and 2300 blocks of South Claiborne Avenue(East Bound)will be reduced to one lane of traffic for one week beginning May 24th through May 28th while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a leak on a 12-inch water main. ( More )
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May 10, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Lake Area - Residents and businesses in Lakeview, West End, West Lake will experience low water pressure on Wednesday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( More )
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April 30, 2010 - Meetings Notification - The May series of Sewerage and Water Board of Directors and committee meetings will be held on the dates indicated in this release. ( More )
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April 30, 2010 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a portion of Gentilly may experience lower than normal water pressure on Sunday May 2nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes a repair to a 16-inch water line and a series of water line valves. ( More )
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April 09, 2010 - Groundbreaking for $49.1 Million Drainage Canal Project - The first phase of a four-phase drainage improvement program consisting of widening the Florida Canal from 25 feet to 42 feet and heightening the canal from 7 feet to 15 feet. It is part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Program (SELA). ( More )
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April 06, 2010 - Very, very low water pressure - Residents and businesses in the 500 block of Barracks Street may experience very, very low water pressure for a short time on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Sewerage and Water Board crews will be making a repair to a fire service water line. ( More )
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April 01, 2010 - April Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its normal series of monthly public meetings on the dates herein. ( More )
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March 26, 2010 - Traffic Advisory-Street Closure - This is to advise that the 2800 block of Nashville Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, March 27th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.while repairs are made to a large water main. This is a street closure only. ( More )
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March 18, 2010 - STREET CLOSURE - The 3000 block of Magazine Street will be closed to vehicular traffic Saturday and Sunday while the Sewerage and Water Board installs a new sewer line. ( More )
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March 18, 2010 - LOW WATER PRESSURE - Residents and businesses in the Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure for a short time on Saturday, March 20th. ( More )
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March 04, 2010 - Meeting Notification - Committee meetings and Board of Directors meeting for March. ( More )
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February 10, 2010 - SWB Customer Payment Centers Close Early - Due to concerns with regards to Mardi Gras parade schedules, public transportation schedules, traffic and other concerns Sewerage and Water Board Customer Service Centers will close at 4 p.m. ( More )
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February 08, 2010 - SPECIAL PENSION COMMITTEE MEETING - A special meeting of the Pension Committee will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 9 a.m. in Room 240, 625 St. Joseph Street. ( More )
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February 05, 2010 - SWB Customer Lobby closes early for Saints Parade - Due to concerns with regards to traffic, public transportation, parking and other considerations associated with the post Super Bowl Parade honoring the New Orleans Saints, the Sewerage and Water Board's customer lobby at 625 St. Joseph will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. ( More )
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February 02, 2010 - Low Water Pressure in New Orleans East - Residents and businesses in a portion of New Orleans east will experience very low water pressure on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. while repairs are being made to a 30" water main that serves the area. ( More )
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January 29, 2010 - Committee Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the dates listed. ( More )
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January 27, 2010 - Sewerage and Water Board Enters Into Modified Consent Decree - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced today that it had entered into a Modified Consent Decree with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and other parties updating the existing decree which has been in force since 1998. ( More )
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January 25, 2010 - SPECIAL SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD MEETING - A special meeting of the Board of Directors is called for Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 4:15 p.m. at the Board of Liquidation-Room 8E17, City Hall - 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans Louisiana. ( More )
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December 29, 2009 - January Meetings Schedule - The Sewerage and Water Board is scheduled to conduct its next series of monthly meetings as indicated in this document ( More )
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December 18, 2009 - LOW WATER PRESSURE - The entire Lower Ninth Ward and also an area bounded by Elysian Fields, Gentilly Blvd., Florida Avenue and the Industrial Canal will experience lower than normal water pressure again this weekend. ( More )
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December 10, 2009 - LOW WATER PRESSURE - The entire Lower Ninth Ward and also an area bounded by Elysian Fields, Gentilly Blvd., Florida Avenue, and the Industrial Canal will experience lower than water pressure on Saturday, December 12, 2009 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ( More )
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November 30, 2009 - December Meetings Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the dates listed in this release. ( More )
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November 06, 2009 - STREET CLOSURE - The 1000 block of Esplanade Avenue between Burgundy and South Rampart Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, November 7, 2009 from 8 a.m. to noon while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a leak on a water main that serves the area. ( More )
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November 06, 2009 - Hazard Mitigation Public Information/Planning - The public is invited to an information/planning meeting conducted by the Sewerage and Water Board to present a proposal for a Hazard Mitigation Plan and allow for public input. ( More )
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November 02, 2009 - SWB Names Robert K. Miller Deputy Director - Robert K. Miller is the new Deputy Director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. ( More )
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November 02, 2009 - SWB names Madeline Fong Goddard Deputy General Superintendent - Madeline Fong Goddard, P.E.,has been named Deputy General Superintendent of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. ( More )
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October 30, 2009 - November Meeting Schedule - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings and regular Board meeting on the dates listed herein. ( More )
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October 21, 2009 - Glen Pilie Named to Sewerage and Water Board - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans welcomes its newest board member Glen Pilie appointed to represent District A. He will serve the unexpired term of a former member who resigned last year. His term of service is until 2015. ( More )
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October 08, 2009 - Groundbreaking for N. O. East Sewer Station - Groundbreaking for sewer station. Work will provide increased sewer pumping capacity in New Orleans east. ( More )
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October 01, 2009 - Meeting Notification for October, 2009 - Committee and Board Meeting schedule ( More )
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September 23, 2009 - LOW WATER PRESSURE - Residents and business in a section of New Orleans east may experience low water pressure on Thursday, September 24th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while a contractor working for the Corps of Engineers makes repairs to a valve on and 8" water line connected to a 50-inch water main. ( More )
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September 18, 2009 - Sewer Line Smoke Testing This Weekend - Sewerage and Water Board crews will be conducting smoke test of sanitary sewer lines on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The area of the test is bounded by Gentilly Blvd., Florida Avenue, Elysian Fields and Peoples Avenue. ( More )
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September 18, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in three sections of the city will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to valves and water mains ( More )
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September 10, 2009 - Algiers Water Main Break - Water service was interrupted in Tall Timebers in Algiers (including Dwight Eisenhower School) Wednesday eveing when Hardrock Construction Company, a contractor working for the Department of Public Works (DPW)attempted to tie-in a new water line to an existing one. ( More )
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August 31, 2009 - MEETING NOTIFICATION - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following dates. ( More )
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August 29, 2009 - WORK BEGAN IMMEDIATELY AFTER KATRINA - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, immediately after Katrina hit four years ago, began an incredible number of construction and repair projects to provide quality and reliable services for the citizens of the City. ( More )
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August 29, 2009 - KATRINA RECOVERY PROJECTS IN LOWER NINTH WARD - S&WB Spends Millions on Numerous Projects to Restore Services and Infrastructure in Lower Ninth Ward ( More )
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August 21, 2009 - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) officials have cancelled a boil water advisory for residences and businesses in a section of New Orleans east of the 19000 block of Chef Menteur, including Venetian Isles. ( More )
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August 21, 2009 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in three sections of the city will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, August 22, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to several water mains, valves and water lines that serve these areas Lakeview, the Upper Ninth Ward and all of the Lower 9th Ward ( More )
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August 21, 2009 - Boil Water Advisory Still In Effect - A Boil Water Advisory Issued to residents and businesses east of 19000 Chef Menteur Highway including Venetian Isles ( More )
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August 20, 2009 - Boil Water Advisory - A Boil Water Advisory Issued to residents and businesses east of 19000 Chef Menteur Highway including Venetian Isles ( More )
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August 20, 2009 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of Uptown will experience very low water pressure on Thursday, August 20, 2009 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes an inspection to a 30-inch water main and repairs to a series of vales on the main. ( More )
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August 17, 2009 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a section of Lakeview will experience very low water pressure on Tuesday,August 18, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to several valves on a 6-inch water main and repairs a fire hydrant in the area. ( More )
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August 03, 2009 - "Crescent" Cover Use Needs Authorization - The Sewerage and Water Board advises businesses and the general public of newly implemented requirements for use of it's very popular "Crescent" cover logo design. ( More )
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July 30, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following date. ( More )
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July 06, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following date. ( More )
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June 25, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a portion of Algiers will experience very low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, June 27th and 28thfrom 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday ( More )
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June 25, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and business in a portion of eastern New Orleans will experience very low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday June 27th and 28th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( More )
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May 29, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following dates. ( More )
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May 29, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Uptown (Leondas & S. Carrollton) - Residents and businesses in a large part of uptown may experience low water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, May 30th and 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to two 43" water mains that service the area. ( More )
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May 22, 2009 - Heavy Rainfall - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans said today that its drainage system is tested and prepared if heavy rainfall develops in the next few days due to a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico. ( More )
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May 10, 2009 - Crews Still on Scene of Water Main Break - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans said emergency crews will work throughout the night to repair a broken water main causing low water pressure in a large portion of Eastern New Orleans and parts of the Ninth Ward. ( More )
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April 27, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following dates. ( More )
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April 22, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - New Orleans East (Bundy & Morrison) - A section of New Orleans east will experience low water pressure on Thursday, April 23, 2009. ( More )
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March 27, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following dates. ( More )
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March 13, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Two parts of the lake front area will experience low water pressure on Saturday, March 14th from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. whtil the Sewerage and Water Board and contractors make repairs to a 12" water valve. ( More )
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March 09, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in a small section of Mid-City will experience very low water pressure on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( More )
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March 03, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses located in a small section of eastern New Orleans may experience low water pressure on Thursday, March 5, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( More )
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March 02, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings on the following dates. ( More )
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February 03, 2009 - Sewerage & Water Board Welcomes Three New Members - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has three new members, appointed to serve the unexpired terms of former members who resigned last year. ( More )
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January 29, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage & Water Board will conduct its next normal series of monthly public meetings. ( More )
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January 21, 2009 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses located in a large section of eastern New Orleans will experience very, very low pressure on Saturday, January 24, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ( More )
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January 14, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage & Water Board will hold its monthly Board Of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 10 a.m. ( More )
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January 02, 2009 - Meeting Notification - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold a Special Board Meeting on Monday, December 1, 2008 at 9 a.m. ( More )
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November 28, 2008 - Notice Of Special Board Meeting - The Sewerage & Water Board will hold a Special Board Meeting on Monday, December 1, 2008 at 9 AM ( More )
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October 31, 2008 - Very Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in two small sections of the Upper and Lower 9th Ward will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, November 1, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to a series of valves and also a 16" water main. ( More )
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October 28, 2008 - S&WB OPEN FOR BUSINESS - The Sewerage & Water Board advises customers that the city's street closure of the 600 block of St. Joseph Street for the Starbucks Conference will Not affect normal business operations today. ( More )
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October 24, 2008 - Corps of Engineers, S&WB Break Ground for $58.8 Million Dwyer Drainage Canal Project - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will break ground Monday at 10 a.m. for construction of a 58.8 million concrete box culvert canal beneath the median of Dwyer Road to improve drainage in eastern New Orleans. ( More )
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October 17, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and businesses in the Venetian Isles area will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19. ( More )
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October 07, 2008 - Boil Water Advisory For Venetian Isles Is Lifted - The State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, has advised the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans that a boil water order for Venetian Isles can now be cancelled. ( More )
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October 01, 2008 - Venetian Isles Remains Under Boil Water Advisory - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans continues the Boil Water Advisory for the Venetian Isles area until further notice. ( More )
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September 18, 2008 - Website Service Temporarily Interrupted - The Sewerage and Water Board's web site will not be available on Saturday, September 20, 2008 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. while the board performs maintenance work. ( More )
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September 17, 2008 - Dwyer Road Pump Station Contract Awarded - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans announced today the award of a 58.8 million contract to construct the Dwyer Road Intake Canal in New Orleans East as part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Damage Reduction Projcet (SELA). ( More )
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September 15, 2008 - Boil Water Advisory For Venetian Isles - The State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health has recommended that the Sewerage & Water Board issue a boil water advisory for a portion of the City of New Orleans known as Venetian Isles. ( More )
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September 04, 2008 - Announcement from the S&WB of New Orleans - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans expects all employees to return to work on Monday, September 8, 2008 at their regular work hour. ( More )
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September 04, 2008 - The Power To Recover New Orleans Sewerage & Water - In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Rita and the recent battering of the City of New Orleans by Hurricane Gustav, the Sewerage & Water Board's power generation system provided the needed and reliable energy to make the Board's systems operable. ( More )
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September 03, 2008 - A Statement To Our Customers - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans is operating all four of its systems in the provision of water, sewer and drainage services to our customers during this current emergency created by Hurricane Gustav. ( More )
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September 01, 2008 - Gustav Update - The Sewerage and Water Board reports that the power generation, drainage, water and sewer systems are operating to provide adequate service to the city of New Orleans. ( More )
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August 29, 2008 - Sullivan Event Cancelled - The retirement ceremony honoring G. J. Sullivan scheduled for August 20, 2008 at the D-Day Museum has been cancelled. A new date will be announced at a later time. ( More )
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August 27, 2008 - Joint Press Conference Describes Immediate Repairs to Sewerage and Water Board Drainage Pump Station 7 - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, the New Orleans District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East and the Orleans Parish Levee District today announced important repairs to be performed at the Board's Drainage Pumping Station #7. ( More )
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August 20, 2008 - Becker Named General Superintendent Of Sewerage & Water Board - Joseph R. Becker , a 21-year employee of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, has been named General Superintendent of the Board, replacing G. Joseph Sullivan, who is retiring after 36 years in the positioin. ( More )
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August 20, 2008 - G. Joseph Sullivan Retires as S&WB General Superintendent - G. Joseph Sullivan, general superintendent of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, is retiring today after 36 years of service to the Board. ( More )
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July 30, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - CBD - Several residents and businesses in the Central Business District will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, August 2, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a series of valves on 12' water main. ( More )
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July 30, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - 9th Ward - Residents in a portion of Upper and Lower 9th Ward will experience very low water pressure on July 31, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board services valves on 16-inch and 48-inch water mains that serve the areas. ( More )
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July 30, 2008 - Fuel Spill Update - The Sewerage and Water Board announced that out of an abundance of caution the Algiers Water Plant shut down its intake operations at approximately 8:15 AM this morning. ( More )
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July 29, 2008 - Recent Test Results - The Sewerage & Water Board announced that out of an abundance of caution the Algiers Water Plant shut down its intake operations at approximately 8:15 AM this morning. ( More )
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July 25, 2008 - Fuel Spill Update - The Sewerage & Water Board said today that the tests performed at its Water Quality Laboratory showed that all water samples collected to date remain normal and reveal no evidence of contaminants associated with the spill. ( More )
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July 24, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Resident and businesses in the Marigny Area will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, July 26, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a series of valves on a water line that serves the area. ( More )
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July 24, 2008 - Fuel Spill Update - The Sewerage & Water Board said today that the tests performed at its state-of-the-art Water Quality Laboratory showed that all samples collected Wednesday night were normal and revealed no evidence of elevated contaminants. ( More )
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July 23, 2008 - Fuel Spill - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans is asking Algiers residents and business owners to reduce water usage as much as possible while efforts are underway to clean up a fuel spill in the river. ( More )
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July 17, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - 9th Ward - Residents in a portion of Upper and Lower 9th Ward will experience very low water pressure on. ( More )
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July 11, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Residents and any businesses on Country Club Drive from Academy Drive to Marcia will experience very, very low water pressure on. ( More )
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May 30, 2008 - Monthly Committee And Board Meetings - The Sewerage & Water Board of Directors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 10 a.m. ( More )
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May 11, 2008 - Chemical Residue Leak On Two Algiers Streets - Residue of a chemical used in the water purification process spilled on to two streets in Algiers this morning near the Algiers River Intake Station. ( More )
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April 25, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Uptown - Residents and businesses in a small section of uptown will experience very low water pressure over the weekend. April 26, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 27, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ( More )
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April 23, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Warehouse District - Residents and businesses in the warehouse district will experience low water pressure for a short time on tomorrow, April 23, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ( More )
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April 21, 2008 - Eastern N.O. Canal Cleaning Crucial For Better Drainage - Important work to clean and improve drainage canals in eastern New Orleans will be detailed by Sewerage and Water Board during an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 6:30 p.m.. at St. Maria Goretti Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd. ( More )
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April 01, 2008 - Monthly Committee Meetings and Board of Directors Meeting - The Sewerage and Water Board Board of Directors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 10 a.m. at 625 St. Joseph Street, 2nd Floor Room 240. ( More )
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March 28, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - New Orleans East - Residents and businesses in a part of New Orleans East will experience very low watert pressure on Saturday and Sunday, March 29th and 30th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( More )
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March 28, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Faubourg Marigny - Residents and businesses in the Faubourg Marigny area will experience very low water pressure on Saturday, March 29th from 8 am to 4 pm. ( More )
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March 13, 2008 - Low Water Pressue - Faubourg Marigny - Residents and businesses in the Faubourg Marigny will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, March 15th and 16th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( More )
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March 13, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Uptown - Residents and businesses uptown will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, March 15th and 16th from 8 am to 4 pm. ( More )
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February 15, 2008 - Re-Scheduled Meeting Notice - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 10 a.m. at 625 St. Joseph Street, 2nd Floor-Room 240. ( More )
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February 14, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Lower Ninth Ward - Residents and businesses in the entire Lower Ninth Ward will experience low water pressure on Saturday, February 16th from 8 am to 4 pm while the Sewerage and Water Board replaces a 16" valve on a water line serving the area. ( More )
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January 25, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Lower Ninth Ward - Residents and businesses in the entire Lower Ninth Ward will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20th from 8 am to 4 pm while Sewerage and Water Board makes a repair to a 24" water valve in the area. ( More )
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January 18, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Lower Ninth Ward - Residents and businesses in the entire Lower Ninth Ward will experience lower than normal water pressure on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20th from 8 am to 5 pm while Sewerage and Water Board makes a repair to a 24" water valve in the area. ( More )
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January 15, 2008 - Low Water Pressure - Uptown - Residents and/or businesses on South Claiborne Avenue from Thalia to Upperline Street may experience lower than normal water pressure from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. while an emergency repair is made to a main that serves that area. ( More )
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January 15, 2008 - Monthly Board Meeting - The Sewerage & Water Board of Directors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 10;00 a.m. at 625 St. Joseph Street, Room 240. ( More )
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November 09, 2007 - Traffic Advisory - Carrollton Traffic delays can be expected on South Carrollton Avenue between Panola and Sycamore Streets while the Sewerage and Water Board makes a repair to an eight-inch sewer main located in that area. ( More )
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November 08, 2007 - Regionalism/Public Private Partnership to help New Orleans and Plaqemines Parish, $150 Million Dollar Impact Anticipated - Regionalism/Public Private Partnerships, are concepts not new to the Sewerage and Water Board, who has provided water and wastewater services to Plaquemines Parish for more than 20 years. ( More )
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October 29, 2007 - Sewer Force Main Break - The Sewerage and Water Board reports that a 16" sewer force main broke at or around 8:00 pm Sunday near 37th and Fleur de Lis Street. ( More )
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September 28, 2007 - Low Water Pressure - Lower Ninth Ward - Residents in the Lower Ninth Ward will experience lower than normal water pressure from 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2007 while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs on a 12" water main. ( More )
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August 16, 2007 - Board Officials Emphasized That The Situation Pres - Algae is not present in the water system, but natural compounds produced by the algae are responsible for the taste and odor. ( More )
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August 15, 2007 - S&WB Again Unable to Add Fluoride to Water - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans is running out of fluoride and will not be able to add any to the water supply Thursday because a new supply cannot be found. ( More )
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August 13, 2007 - Congressional Delegation Will Visit S&WB for Briefing on Damages, Needs and Progress of Systems - A group of 14 U. S. Representatives will tour the Sewerage & Water Board's East Bank Water Treatment Plant on Tuesday and be briefed on the devastation, restoration and plans for full recovery of Board facilities damaged by Katrina. ( More )
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August 09, 2007 - Water Service Interruption - Residents living in a section of Gentilly will experience an interruption in water service on Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a 6-inch water main and valves that service the area. ( More )
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August 02, 2007 - Traffice Advisory - Earhart Boulevard from S. Galvez to S. Broad St. will be reduced to one-lane of traffic east and west-bound for two weeks to beginning at 6:30 A.M. Friday, August 3rd, 2007. ( More )
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August 02, 2007 - S&WB Has Resumed Adding Fluoride To Drinking Water - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has resumed adding fluoride to the City's drinking water supply. Both the East Bank and Algiers Water Treatment Plants of Orleans Parish began adding fluoride to the treatment process on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007. ( More )
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July 09, 2007 - Traffic Advisory - The off ramp from the Crescent City Connection, General DeGaulle-West will be closed to vehicular traffic on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 from 8 am to 6pm while the Sewerage & Water Board repairs a 6-inch water main that serves the area. ( More )
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June 26, 2007 - Low Water Pressure Again Tonight - Residents in a portion of uptown will experience lower than normal water pressure from Midnight tonight to 3:00 A.M. while the Sewerage and Water Board changes a valve on a 30" water main at the Carrollton Purification Plant. ( More )
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June 25, 2007 - Low Water Pressure - Residents in a portion of uptown will experience lower than normal water pressure from Midnight tonight to 3:00 A.M. while the Sewerage and Water Board changes a valve on a 30" water main at the Carrollton Purification Plant. ( More )
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June 07, 2007 - Low Water Pressure - Businesses and residents in the CBD may experience lower than normal water pressure beginning at 10:00 A.M. tomorrow, June 8th through July 6 while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a 30" water main at the Carrollton Water Purification Plant. ( More )
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May 25, 2007 - West-bound Traffice On Section of Earhart Will Be Detoured for Eight Days for Sewer Repairs - West-bound traffic on Earhart Boulevard will be detoured to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard via South Galvez Street. ( More )
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May 25, 2007 - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans said today it is fully capable of operating Drainage Pumping No. 6 during all types of weather conditions - Board officials said the S&WB Drainage Department's well-trained and experienced staff and its skilled mechanical and electrical departments have successfully run the world's largest drainage pumping station since it was built in 1903. ( More )
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May 24, 2007 - Sewerage and Water Board's Response to President Brousard's Request - It is the hope of the Sewerage and Water Board that President Broussard and the members of the Jefferson Parish Council will agree with us that the major responsibility and focus of the Corps should be the rebuilding of levees. ( More )
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May 17, 2007 - Traffic Advisory - The 1000 block of Washington Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic for 30-days while the Sewerage and Water Board excavates and replaces a major sewer trunk line that serves the area. ( More )
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May 16, 2007 - Becker Named Deputy General Superintendent of Sewerage & Water Board - Joseph R. Becker, a 20-year employee of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans has been named Deputy General Superintendent of the Board, a position that has been vacant for three and a half years. ( More )
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May 15, 2007 - Water Rate Increase Meeting - The Sewerage and Water Board will hold its third community meeting to discuss a proposed water rate increase. ( More )
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May 07, 2007 - Sewerage & Water Board Will Hold Two Community Meetings On Water Rates - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans will conduct two community meetings on proposed water rate increases-one in Algiers and one on the East Bank. ( More )
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April 02, 2007 - S&WB Emergency Manager is Speaker At National Hurricane Conference - Jason Higginbothom, emergency operations manager for the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, is one of four featured presenters at a key training session of the National Hurricane Conference being held in New Orleans April 2-6 in New Orleans. ( More )
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March 07, 2007 - Meeting Notice - The first post-Katrina community meeting related to drainage will be held Saturday, March 10, 2007, 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Ray Avenue Baptist Church located at 4712 Ray Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70126. ( More )
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March 01, 2007 - S&WB Critical Challenges Post-Katrina - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans reports that 18 months post-Katrina the infrastructure challenges are just as critical as they were in September, 2005. ( More )
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February 07, 2007 - Media Advisory - The Customer Lobby at Sewerage and Water Board's Main Administration Building located at 625 St. Joseph Street will close at 4 p.m. on Friday, February 9th. The customer lobby will also close at 4 p.m. February 14th through February 19th. ( More )
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January 26, 2007 - Message From Sewerage & Water Board Regarding Pumping Station No. Six - Please allow us to first state there is not now nor has there ever been a turf war athe the pumping station or a Jefferson Parish vs. New Orleans war. To make such a statement oversimplifies and misleads, for no good reason, an already fearful post-Katrina general public from what are the real or actual issues. ( More )
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January 16, 2007 - Media Advisory - Some French Quarter residents and businesses may experience a disruption in water service or low pressure on Tuesday while crews repair a fire hydrant in the area, officials said. ( More )
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December 18, 2006 - Media Advisory - Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in partnership with St. Bernard Parish Government, has received $400,000 from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) for a unique wetlands restoration project. ( More )
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December 18, 2006 - Water Service Repair Notification Advisory - Businesses and residents in a small portion of the French Quarter will experience lower than normal water pressure or a disruption of service on Tuesday, December 19th. ( More )
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December 14, 2006 - Lifiting Of Boil Water Advisory - Sewerage and Water Board and State DHH officials are pleased to announce the end of the Boil Advisory which was issued December 12, 2006 for the residents of the Algiers section of Orleans Parish. ( More )
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December 13, 2006 - Boil Water Advisory - Sewerage and Water Board and State DHH officials are warning the residents of the Algiers section of Orleans Parish not to drink, make ice from, brush teeth, bathe or shower, prepare or rinse food with tap water unless it has been properly disinfected, until further notice. ( More )
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December 07, 2006 - Freeze Advisory - The Sewerage & Water Board is suggesting that citizens in Orleans Parish wrap or insulate exposed pipes and faucets or drain lines completely in anticipation of tonight's freeze. ( More )
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December 04, 2006 - Freeze Advisory - The Sewerage & Water Board is suggesting that citizens in Orleans Parish wrap or insulate exposed pipes and faucets or drain water lines completely in anticipation of tonight's freeze. ( More )
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November 16, 2006 - Media Advisory - Low Water Pressure - Several blocks on both sides of Poydras Avenue, between Carondelet and Freret streets, will experience reduced water pressure on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. while Sewerage and Water Board repairs a 20-inch water main. ( More )
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November 15, 2006 - Media Advisory - Low Water Pressure - The entire East Bank of Orleans Parish will experience low water pressure until further notice due to the loss of one of two major pumps at the New River Intake Station near the East Bank Water Treatment Plant. ( More )
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November 09, 2006 - Media Advisory - Low Water Pressure - The Sewerage and Water Board advises that customers citywide will experience a reduction in water pressure on Thursday and Friday, November 9th and 10th from 7:00 p.m. to midnight each night while they perform maintenance on a raw water pump at the Carrollton Water Purification Plant. ( More )
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November 06, 2006 - Media Advisory - The Sewerage and Water Board advise businesses in the CBD may experience a reduction in water pressure Monday, November 6th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm while the Board performs a test closure on 20 and 24-inch valves on water mains that serve the area. ( More )
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November 01, 2006 - Media Advisory - The Sewerage and Water Board advises that residents and businesses in uptown and the CBD may experience a reduction in water pressure or water outage on Saturday and Sunday, November 4th and 5th from 8:00 to 6:00 p.m. while the S&WB makes repairs to a series of valves on 30" and 6" water mains in the area. ( More )
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October 26, 2006 - Media Advisory - Low Water Pressure - The Sewerage and Water Board advises residents in uptown tht they may experience a reduction in water pressure or water outage on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29th from 8:00am to 6:00pm while the S&WB makes repairs to a series of broken valves. ( More )
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October 24, 2006 - Low Water Pressure Advisory - The Sewerage and Water Board advises customers in the CBD and other areas may experience a reduction in water pressure as a result of loss of power at the Carrollton Water Purification Plant. ( More )
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October 17, 2006 - Low Water Pressure Advisory - Customers in the CBD may experience lower than normal water pressure. The Sewerage and Water Board advises that loss or 60-cycle power from Entergy is the cause of the problem. ( More )
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October 12, 2006 - Water Service Repair Notification - Residents in a section of Uptown New Orleans may experience lower than normal water pressure or a disruption of service on Saturday, October 14th from 8:00a.m. to Noon. ( More )
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October 09, 2006 - Drinking Water Update. All New Orlean Has Certified Water - Sewerage & Water Board issues the following statement: New Orleans - State health officials have concurred with a request from the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans to lift the boil water advisory in the last remaining area of the city's lower ninth ward. ( More )
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September 22, 2006 - Repair of Water Main Damaged by Barge May Reduce Pressure in Eastern New Orleans - Sewerage & Water Board customers in eastern New Orleans may experience reduced water pressure while work is underway to repair a 50-inch water main. ( More )
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September 17, 2006 - Water Service Repair Notification In Uptown New Orleans - Residents in a section of Uptown New Orleans may experience lower than normal water pressure or a disruption in service on Sunday, September 17, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board makes repairs to valves on water mains that service the area. ( More )
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September 13, 2006 - Scheduled Water Closure In Uptown New Orleans - Residents in a section of Uptown New Orleans will be without water service on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 for eight hours beginning at 3 p.m., while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs several water mains and service connections in the area. ( More )
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August 16, 2006 - S&WB Official Statement On Certification of Drinking Water - The certification of drinking water for a Public Water Supply (PWS) is regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)under EPA, and the State of Louisiana, under its primacy status, administers this certification though the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, Drinking Water. ( More )
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July 13, 2006 - Water Closure - Customers in part of the Upper 9th ward and the entire Lower 9th Ward will be without Water on Saturday, July 15, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs a valve on a 50" water main that serves the area. ( More )
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June 19, 2006 - S&WB Will Use New Technology To Find Underground Leaks - Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans today gave a demonstration of technology it will use to locate hidden underground leaks to halt the waste of millions of gallons of water each day. ( More )
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May 08, 2006 - Drinking Water Update Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Portion Orleans Parish Lower Ninth Ward - State Health Officials have concurred with a request from the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans to lift the boil water advisory for a targeted area of the city's Lower Ninth Ward. ( More )
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December 08, 2005 - Drinking Water Update Boil Water Advisory Lifted In New Orleans East - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans issues the following statement: The State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, has lifted the boil water advisory to New Orleans East. All of New Orleans East, Southshore and Venetian Isles no longer have to treat the tap water for safety. ( More )
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November 02, 2005 - Algiers Water Treatment Plant Critical in Supplying Water To Private Industry - Sewerage & Water Board officials and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will be available on Thursday November 3 at 1:00pm to share with the media the critical role the Algiers Water Treatment Plant has maintained in post Hurricane Katrina operations. ( More )
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October 20, 2005 - Drinking Water Update Boil Water Advisory Stays in Place For New Orleans East - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans issues the following statement: Personnel of the Sewerage and Water Board have begun testing the water mains in sections of New Orleans East. ( More )
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October 06, 2005 - Drinking Water Update Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Portions Of East Bank New Orleans - The Sewerage & Water Board issues the following statement: The State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, has lifted the Boil Water Advisory to major portions of the East Bank of New Orleans. ( More )
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September 30, 2005 - Sewerage And Water Board Of New Orleans Water, Sewer, Drainage Update - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans issues the following statement update: The Eastbank of New Orleans remains under a boil water order. This order remains in effect until approval is given by the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). ( More )
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August 09, 2005 - Statement Regarding Water Odor - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans said today that a musty odor and taste in the city's water supply are caused by an algae problem in the Mississippi River, where conditions at this time are conducive to algae growth. ( More )
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July 15, 2005 - Parts of Uptown, Mid-City Will Be Without Water Over The Weekend While Repairs Are Made - Some residences and businesses in the area of Walnut and Camp streets will have no water service from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 while the Sewerage and Water Board repairs water valves. ( More )
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July 06, 2005 - Rainfall From Tropical Storm Cindy - Tropical Storm Cindy Rainfall Report created from a sampling of Sewerage and Water Board Pumping Stations. ( More )
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June 22, 2005 - S&WB Will Conduct Meetings On Infrastructure Projects, Improved Technology, New Services - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will conduct its second series of quarterly public information meetings for 2005 in City Council Districts A, C, D and E beginning Monday, June 27. The meeting for District B was held as part of another meeting in the district. ( More )
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June 06, 2005 - Statement Regarding Water Pressure by Marcia St. Martin, Executive Director - The Sewerage and Water Board said a power outage at 1:10 this afternoon, likely caused by a lightning strike, shut down four pumps which distribute water from the East Bank Water plant through large mains throughout the East Bank of the City. ( More )
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May 16, 2005 - Mayor, S&WB Take Next Step With Fiber Optics, Modern Pipe Replacement - Mayor C. Ray Nagin and the members of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans today broke ground on a project to simultaneously install fiber optic conduit, along with the new sewer lines. ( More )
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March 28, 2005 - S&WB To Conduct Meetings on Infrastructure Projects Improved Technology, New Services - The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans will conduct its first series of quarterly public information meetings for 2005 in City Council Districts A, B, C, D this week. ( More )
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February 01, 2005 - SWB's Main Office Will Close at 4 p.m. Due to Parade Restrictions - The Sewerage and Water Board's Main Administration Building at 625 St. Joseph St., along with the Customer Service Lobby and Customer Phone Center, will close at 4 p.m. each day this week and next Monday due to parking, traffic and transit restrictions for Mardi Gras parades in the area. ( More )
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