S&WB

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...

City Council ‘didn’t care until everything went south’ at S&WB: J.P. Morrell

By Richard Rainey

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 17, 2017

As state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, has watched the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board endure withering accusations of being asleep...

BGR Again Wins National Awards for Research

July 27, 2017

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

First projects in New Orleans’ multibillion-dollar street repair campaign behind schedule

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

June 26, 2017

New Orleans’ ambitious plan to pour billions of dollars into fixing its crumbling streets is already behind schedule before...

Why did New Orleans property owners just get another tax bill?

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 29, 2017

New Orleans property owners are venting their frustration after finding a second property tax bill for 2017 in their...