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BGR Wins National Awards for Research

(August 14, 2018) – The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its...

Our levees and pumps aren’t enough to keep New Orleans dry | Editorial

The start of hurricane season always raises our collective anxiety level a bit. South Louisianians have to be on...

Mayor LaToya Cantrell: New Orleans drainage projects have ‘been on hold far too long’

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell held a news conference on Tuesday (May 22) to level with the public about the city’s...

New Orleans’ SELA drainage work should end this year, except on Florida Ave.

On some days, you need nerves of steel to drive down Louisiana Avenue during rush hour. It’s one of...

Federal inspector general to audit S&WB use of Katrina recovery funds

The Sewerage & Water Board will open the new year facing both a federal audit of its post-Hurricane Katrina...

Mayoral candidates discuss drainage, other S&WB issues

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – The unexpected July and August outraged many people in the city and revealed deficiencies...

VERIFY: How much does New Orleans really earn from traffic cameras?

NEW ORLEANS — The city’s traffic cameras became a hot-button issue after their numbers nearly doubled over the past...

3 things we learned from Tuesday’s WDSU mayoral debate

WDSU-TV’s New Orleans mayoral debate on Tuesday (Oct. 3) was a careful, plodding affair with almost no friction between the candidates,...

New Orleans mayoral candidates tout plans for Sewerage & Water Board, NOPD at forum

Six leading New Orleans mayoral candidates vowed this week to keep the troubled Sewerage & Water Board under city...

Cantrell calls for $84 million a year in infrastructure spending, bringing S&WB into City Hall

In the midst of new concerns about the reliability of the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system and longstanding...