S&WB

A City Council member on New Orleans S&WB would give ‘false sense of security,’ group says

By The Advocate

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2018

The Bureau of Governmental Research has come out against a proposal to restore representation from the New Orleans City...

City Council Members Should Regulate, Not Govern, the Sewerage & Water Board

April 9, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases City Council Members Should Regulate, Not Govern, S&WB. The release addresses a bill...

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

By Susan Buchanan

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

February 19, 2018

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

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

December 18. 2017

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

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: FOX 8

November 2, 2017

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

3 things we learned from Tuesday’s WDSU mayoral debate

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

October 4, 2017

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

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

September 21, 2017

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

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2017

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

Landrieu considers stormwater fees to pay for New Orleans drainage system upgrades

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 29, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu  is in the early stages of a plan to put a stormwater management fee proposal before the New...

What will it take to fix the Sewerage and Water Board? Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 27. 2017

An emergency management team led by former Louisiana Recovery Authority director Paul Rainwater took over the Sewerage & Water Board last...