Pumping and Power Equipment Status

Equipment Status as of November 15, 2022

Major Drainage Pumps: 95 of 99 Major Drainage Pumps Available For Use

Details of pump status:

  • DPS 6 at Metairie Road: I Pump out of service due to pump bearing issue. Impellor shipped to manufacturers facility in Wisconsin. Return to service expected Q2 2023. 
    • 12 additional drainage pumps available at this station + two constant duty pumps
  • DPS 10 at Haynes Blvd. and Shubrick Ave. at Citrus Canal: No. 1 Pump out of service
    • 3 additional drainage pumps available at this station
  • DPS 13 near Tall Timbers Algiers: No. 4 Pump on standby for Emergency Use Only.
    • 5 additional drainage pumps available at this station + one constant duty pump
  • DPS 16 in New Orleans East: No. 2 pump out of service due to a coupling issue.
    • 3 additional drainage pumps available at this station

Underpass Stations:
All pumps in service. No reported issue at any underpass stations.

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  • Turbine 4 available for use
  • Turbine 5 available for use
  • Turbine 6 available for use

EMDs #1 #2, #3, #4, #5 available for use

Frequency Changers #1 and #2 at Carrollton Frequency Changer Facility available for use

Frequency Changer #3 is repairs ongoing and undergoing testing.

  • Additional repairs required.

Frequency Changer #4 at Station D available for use

Plant Frequency Changer at Carrollton Water Plant available for use

Frequency Changer #2 at Algiers Water Treatment Facility available for use

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