INFRASTRUCTURE

S&WB unveils new ways to show old pipes

By Danny Monteverde

Source: WWL-TV

May 14, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — The year was 1919. The rotary telephone hit the market, the Grand Canyon became a national...

How old are your water pipes? A new Sewerage & Water Board map will show you

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 14, 2019

The Sewerage & Water Board has released a new interactive map that shows the location and age of underground...

How will New Orleans S&WB spend new tourism funds? Repairs, changes, upgrades, more

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 14, 2019

In his first detailed public remarks since city officials wrung millions of dollars for New Orleans infrastructure out of the...

Ghassan Korban Discusses Rebuilding the S&WB for a Stronger Future

May 14, 2019

Today, Ghassan Korban, executive director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, presented at a BGR Breakfast...

Sewerage & Water Board seats 3 new directors

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 29, 2019

Three new directors have joined the 11-member panel tasked with overseeing the Sewerage & Water Board. The additions follow a recent...

Key to Cantrell’s 2019 legislative agenda? Tourism cash to rebuild New Orleans S&WB, more

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

March 17, 2019

Less than a month away from the start of the 2019 legislative session, Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s legislative agenda is...

Working groups zeroing in on cash to meet Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s demands for S&WB help

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

March 16, 2019

Two groups — one created by the mayor and the governor, the other consisting of tourism and business leaders working...

New Orleans lawmakers see tough fight ahead for infrastructure money

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 10, 2019

With the Louisiana Legislature convening in exactly one month, the first proposals focused on raising more money for New Orleans road...

Hotel taxes are at the center of Cantrell’s fight to provide more money for New Orleans infrastructure

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

February 24, 2019

This year agencies in New Orleans charged with overseeing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, running the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center...

Cantrell pressing governor to use convention center funds for New Orleans infrastructure

By Beau Evans and Julia O'Donoghue

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

February 22, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has signaled she wants $75 million for city infrastructure repairs straight from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s...