New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board

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6:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

City Imposes Tougher Consequences For Unpaid Sanitation Bills

Residents and businesses with unpaid sanitation fees will have water service turned off.
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Residents 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.

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7:00 am
Thu December 6, 2012

New Orleans Council Considering Major Rate Hike For Sewerage and Water Board

The New Orleans City Council is set to vote later today on a proposed rate hike for the Sewerage and Water Board. Political muscle is being flexed to get it passed.

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Latest News
5:00 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Boil-Water Advisory Lifted

It’s safe to drink the water again in New Orleans. The boil-water advisory is now canceled.

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6:00 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Boil Water Advisory in Effect For 300,000 on East Bank of New Orleans

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.

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