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Pressure Drop: Deluxe Edition


With Halloween behind us, it’s back to pressure drop season. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced three new construction projects set to low your flow this week. Mid-City, the Lower Ninth Ward, and Central City are all on the docket for pressure procedures.


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Brush your teeth! The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that the water on the Eastbank is once again safe to drink. The green light 30+ hour “boil water advisory” for residents.


Boil Water Advisory: Eastbank


NOLA's infrastructure issues are crossing the line between "Do you remember when this happened all the time?" to "This is still happening all the time." The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has placed the entire Eastbank of the City under a “boil water advisory” SWBNO spokesperson Robert Jackson warns, “Residents in the affected area are advised not to drink, make ice, brush teeth, bathe or shower, prepare or rinse food with tap water unless it has been properly disinfected until further notice.”


Boil Water Advisory Enters Day Two


Updated 17:00 - The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted. Tests for bacteria were negative. Go brush your teeth!

Evian prices skyrocketing? The majority of the City is entering a second day with limited water. Yesterday, the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has placed the entire East Bank of the City under a “boil water advisory.” 


Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Eastbank


Feels like old times… The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has placed the entire Eastbank of the City under a “boil water advisory” SWBNO spokesperson Robert Jackson warns, “Residents in the affected area are advised not to drink, make ice, brush teeth, bathe or shower, prepare or rinse food with tap water unless it has been properly disinfected until further notice.”


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Tips For Beating the Heat



With the heat of July now in full force, citizens of New Orleans are seeking the shelter of their air-conditioned homes. But what about when there’s live music to be hear or a festival to attend? How do you survive the heat and humidity then? Luckily, NoDef has compiled some tips on how to beat the heat.


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Artists Vie For Grant to Install Water Art in Lafitte Greenway



On Monday (3.23), three teams of civic designers will compete for a $25,000 grant to install a watery piece of public art on the Lafitte Greenway.


Pipe Dreams: SWBNO Says 'Protect Your Plumbing from Freeze Tonight'


New Orleans’ early winter weather is causing early problems for residents. Tonight, a freeze alert is in effect which means that pipes are at risk of bursting due to the expansion created by ice. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans may be known as the “agency that bought us boil-water advisories” but they also handle the other end of the thermometer. On Monday (11.17,) they offered a few tips on ice.


Repair's Tears: Low Water Pressure in Marigny, Road Closures in CBD


The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans’ push to move NOLA’s infrastructure (back) into the 21st Century continues this week. Today, some residents of the Marigny and Bywater will experience low water pressure as a result of construction. Tomorrow, the Central Business District (CBD) will experience even more road closures when water line work resumes.


Delgado Makes a Splash with Water Grant


By Ashley Larsen

Delgado Community College received a 1.5 million dollar grant from GE to aid its efforts to train certified water infrastructure personnel for the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The announcement was made today during the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition (WEFTEC) held in New Orleans this week. The dough is part of a partnership between GE Foundation, Delgado and the city of New Orleans to create jobs in advanced manufacturing over the course of the next three years. 


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