New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board http://wwno.org en City Imposes Tougher Consequences For Unpaid Sanitation Bills http://wwno.org/post/city-imposes-tougher-consequences-unpaid-sanitation-bills <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">Residents</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;"> and businesses who fail to pay their sanitation fees will have their water service shut off under a law passed Thursday by the City Council. The law was proposed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu as a way to boost collections and make up lost revenues from uncollected fees. Unpaid trash bills cost the city $8.5 million in 2011.</span></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Charles Maldonado 48619 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Council Considering Major Rate Hike For Sewerage and Water Board http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-council-considering-major-rate-hike-sewerage-and-water-board <p>The New Orleans City Council is set to vote later today on a proposed rate hike for the Sewerage and Water&nbsp;Board. Political muscle is being flexed to get it passed. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 24550 at http://wwno.org Boil-Water Advisory Lifted http://wwno.org/post/boil-water-advisory-lifted <p>It’s safe to drink the water again in New Orleans. The boil-water advisory is now canceled. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 21394 at http://wwno.org Boil Water Advisory in Effect For 300,000 on East Bank of New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/boil-water-advisory-effect-300000-east-bank-new-orleans <p>Thousands of New Orleans residents may be skipping their morning shower, due to a boil-water advisory that remains in effect for most of the city. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 21343 at http://wwno.org