October 2015

New Orleans is embarking on a drainage initiative called the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Program (SELA) for the Napoleon Canal. This will be accomplished by constructing new pumping stations and better drainage canals throughout the city.  Each canal will be 19 feet wide by 13 feet...

In recent weeks, New Orleans residents have been required to boil water on two separate occasions due to power failures.  The City is ramping up their tactics for better strategies to prevent this from happening again. As a first step, the Sewer & Water Board...