Trenchless Pipelining New Orleans

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans offers a storm water demonstration called Enviroscape.  This is an educational tool for students to gain awareness about the local environmental issues and how storm water can affect the community.  The demonstrations are free of charge and...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality a grant of more than $15.33 million to fund clean water projects in the state. The grant goes to the state’s Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund (CWSRF), which provides low-interest, flexible...

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...

Due to a Power Outage at the Claiborne Treatment Plant, New Orleans is issuing a boil water advisory as water samples are in the process of being monitored and evaluated.  While the city is testing for contaminants, residents are asked to not use tap water when...

Residents of New Orleans, the City is working to clean up a sewer leak that occurred this week in the area of River Ridge. Repairs are underway and the culprit was a 24 inch force main. The force main has a primary function of transporting...

Residents in the area of Government St., be advised that the City is planning to start a sewer rehabilitation project in the upcoming months. Also, a street closure advisory for those travelling on Louisiana Ave. as emergency repairs are being made to an 8" sewer...

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live. ...

The City of New Orleans knows how to have a party and the ‘Running of the Bulls’ (reenactment) will be no different!  With this year’s 9th annual celebration on July 9th-12th, plan to let the good times roll with this popular event. It’s free to...

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over...