S&WB

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...

Cantrell plan to aid New Orleans S&WB? $75M upfront, $40M in revenue from sports, tourism

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

February 14, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Thursday gave the clearest outline yet of her vision for plugging budget holes at the...

S&WB task force highlights agency’s financial crisis, calls for drainage fees

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

January 28, 2019

The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board is in desperate need of money for critical infrastructure projects and should...

Money should not be taken from tourism for infrastructure needs: Billy Nungesser

By Julia O'Donoghue

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

January 16, 2019

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser doesn’t think New Orleans hotel tax revenue should be redirected from state marketing, tourism and sports-related organizations...

Cantrell’s quest for more infrastructure dollars centers on $160 million in tourism taxes

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

January 12, 2019

In her push to find money to improve New Orleans’ decrepit infrastructure, Mayor LaToya Cantrell is targeting a share...

‘Everything is on the table’ — including rate hikes — as S&WB looks to improve operations

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

January 10, 2019

Since his first few weeks on the job as executive director of the Sewerage & Water Board, Ghassan Korban...

Should New Orleans have a drainage fee? City Council member is wary

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 20, 2018

New Orleans Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer warned this week that she would not support any new fee levied on residents...

New Orleans voters back slight change on Sewerage & Water Board roster

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 8, 2018

New Orleans voters have chosen to slightly reel back a change they made five years ago to the makeup...

What to know about the Sewerage & Water Board ballot initiative for Saturday’s election

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 7, 2018

To change who oversees the Sewerage & Water Board or not to change it? That question is on the ballot for...

N.O. voters to decide a charter amendment related to the S&WB

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: FOX 8

December 7, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Drainage issues, boil water advisories and complaints about inflated water bills have thrust the New...