INFRASTRUCTURE

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish Council Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 13, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish Council, the second in a two-part report series providing the views...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish President Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 12, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish President, the first in a two-part series of reports providing the...

New Orleans will get millions of dollars for roads, drainage; here are 3 big winners

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

June 2, 2019

New Orleans will receive tens of millions of dollars to replace antiquated sewage pipes, fix faulty drainage pumps and...

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...