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...