BGR Evaluates Proposals for S&WB Privatization


Overview For more than a year and a half, the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) has actively pursued a procurement for the private management, operation, and maintenance of the S&WB’s water and wastewater systems. This week the S&WB is...

S&WB Privatization Reaches a Critical Stage


Overview The new study reassesses the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) selection process in light of developments over the past year and discusses certain critical issues with the S&WB’s proposed service agreement.

Voters to Decide Charter Change on Privatization

Overview On March 2, 2002, Orleans Parish voters will be asked to decide whether the City Charter should be amended to require voter approval of decisions by the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) to enter into certain privatization contracts.

BGR Examines S&WB Privatization Process in New Orleans


Overview This report analyzes the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) procurement process for private operation and management of the water and wastewater systems in New Orleans. In this study BGR addresses two basic questions: (1) Is the S&WB’s proposed...

BGR reviews S&WB privatization discussions


In BGR Outlook on Orleans: Privatization of Sewerage and Water Board Operations, BGR reviews the concept of privatizing the operations of the Sewerage & Water Board. It discusses the S&WB’s structure, financial picture and other issues, and then identifies the...

BGR analyzes S&WB sewerage and drainage fee proposal

In BGR Outlook on Orleans: The Sewerage and Water Board’s Fee Proposal, BGR examines two proposed fees – one for the sewerage system and another for the drainage system.