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Low Water Pressure Updates

Impacts from winter weather continue to cause low water pressure. Residents are urged to continue to conserve water, repair pipes, and report leaks. Boil water advisory lifted for New Orleans East.

Sat
Jan 20
2018
2:42 PM
Low Water Pressure

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in New Orleans East

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for New Orleans East. Bacteriological tests confirmed that water in the area is safe to drink and can be used for personal needs. Water pressure is still not restored to everyday levels. Residents are urged to continue to conserve water, repair pipes, and report leaks. 

 

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Sat
Jan 20
2018
2:39 PM
Low Water Pressure

Residents Urged to Conserve Water, Repair Pipes and Report Leaks

Following this week’s hard freeze, the Sewerage and Water Board is asking residents to conserve water, inspect their property, repair broken pipes, and report leaks in your neighborhood. 

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Fri
Jan 19
2018
7:05 PM
Low Water Pressure

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for East Bank, Lower 9; Remains in effect for New Orleans East

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans and the Lower 9th Ward. Bacteriological tests confirmed that water in the area is safe to drink and can be used for personal needs. Precautionary boil water advisory for New Orleans East remains in effect.

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Thu
Jan 18
2018
5:40 PM
Low Water Pressure

Dialysis & Health Care

The New Orleans Health Department continues to liaise with health care facilities during low water pressure and boil water advisories. Some local dialysis centers and health clinics are closed. Patients are encouraged to confirm appointments before traveling to dialysis centers or health clinics. 

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Thu
Jan 18
2018
5:32 PM
Low Water Pressure

Mayor Landrieu, Governor John Bel Edwards, Parish President Mike Yenni, and Other Regional, Parish Officials Provide Updates on Winter Weather Impact on Region

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu hosted Governor John Bel Edwards, Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, as well as other regional parish officials to provide an update on the winter weather event impacting the region.

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Thu
Jan 18
2018
5:30 PM
Low Water Pressure

School Closures

Updated reports of schools closures for Friday. 

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Thu
Jan 18
2018
7:45 AM
Low Water Pressure

Boil Water Advisory Issued For East Bank of New Orleans

The Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the entire East Bank of New Orleans due to a further drop in water pressure Thursday morning, Jan. 18. This is an expansion of the advisory issued Wednesday for areas east of the Industrial Canal, including Venetian Isles, Lake Catherine and Irish Bayou. Neither advisory applies to the West Bank. 

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Wed
Jan 17
2018
4:37 PM
Low Water Pressure

Boil Water Advisory Issued for New Orleans East

The Sewerage & Water Board issued a precautionary boil water advisory for New Orleans East only, excluding the Lower 9th Ward, due to a drop in water pressure. Don't consume tap water, be careful bathing, and take care cleaning. 

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Wed
Jan 17
2018
11:02 AM
Low Water Pressure

UPDATE: Mayor Landrieu Provides Updates on Winter Weather

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and officials provided an update on winter weather impacting New Orleans. Mayor Landrieu urges residents and visitors to stay warm and safe during winter weather moving into the New Orleans region. 

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Tue
Jan 16
2018
2:08 PM
Low Water Pressure

City Hall Closes at 3 p.m. Today, All Day Tomorrow in Anticipation of Wintry Weather Impacting New Orleans

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced City Hall closed today at 3 p.m. and will be closed all day on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in anticipation of wintry weather impacting New Orleans. 

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