S&WB

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

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 27, 2018

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’

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 22, 2018

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

Committee searching for new S&WB director expected to meet

By Allen Henry

Source: FOX 8

May 21, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – Fixing the Sewerage and Water Board may be one of the toughest jobs in...

Bill to add City Council representation back to Sewerage & Water Board heads to governor’s desk

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 17, 2018

NOTE: Gov John Bel Edwards signed this bill on May 20. A bill that would return New Orleans City Council representation back to...

Bill to place a N.O. city councilperson on S&WB closer to final approval

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: FOX 8

April 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – A bill in the State Legislature to place a member of the New Orleans...

New Orleans should regulate, not run Sewerage & Water Board, watchdog group says

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 10, 2018

Adding a New Orleans City Council member back to the Sewerage & Water Board could “create a false sense of security” along with...

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...