Projects at a Standstill Despite Funding Available

For anyone who has experienced rain in New Orleans, one thing is true: New Orleans is a city that floods. This statement is well-known around the world. New Orleans is also a city that still needs major infrastructure repairs since Hurricane Katrina struck the Big Easy more than 12 years ago. Not only did the […]

New Orleans Strategy for Staying Safe (with Vehicle) in Flooded Areas

New Orleans is on a mission to keep residents of the city protected while facing the tough issues that flooding has created for the local area.  A substantial concern is the thousands of motorists with vehicles that have been submerged to one degree or another. Vehicle flooding often results in difficult and expensive repairs. However, […]

New Orleans: This is YOUR Year! See you at WEFTEC

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New Orleans, it’s not too soon to remind you about the 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, also known as, WEFTEC. Perma-Liner Industries wants to see you there. Year after year this state of the art conference is host to numerous, informative sessions on the water industry and the benefits of Cured-in-Place […]

The City of Slidell Repairs Flood Damaged Infrastructures

The City of Slidell, located in Southeastern Louisiana just north of New Orleans, is making progress on repairs to their sewer infrastructure. The Schneider Canal drainage basin infrastructure project will rehabilitate streets, sidewalks, sewer lines and the storm drain system throughout the basin. FEMA has funded the entire project. The city sustained damages from floodwater […]

Ascension Parish and the Coastal Flood Advisory

Areas of Louisiana have been experiencing torrential rain and coastal flooding.  More than 20 inches of rain fell in the hardest-hit places. Major flooding caused a state of emergency for the entire state and sent the National Guard to help with water rescues. Schools were closed in Ascension Parish and pumps were up and running […]

New Orleans Offers Instructional Program for Contractors

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New Orleans is preparing for an innovative workshop designed for contractors. The topic of discussion will be the concept of stormwater management and how it affects our infrastructure, our architecture and our way of life. Living with so much water is no easy task, but there are steps we can take to mitigate flooding and […]

New Orleans Initiative Replaces Paving With Plants

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New Orleans is currently participating in a proactive program for residents to take part in. The Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative main goal to help homeowners remove excessive concrete or asphalt in front of their homes. The Water Management Strategy called for significant and lasting changes to storm water management, utilizing rainfall to help solve […]

We Are Prone To Flooding

We Are Prone To Flooding

We have rich culture and celebrate the arts in New Orleans, but we are not so crazy about the downpours and hurricanes that can turn this wonderful city into the worst natural disaster ever seen. With the flooding, our sewer pipes can corrode at a very fast pace, leaving cracks and breaks and they can […]