Boil-water advisory

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 25, 2018 - 6:48 am
New Orleans officials this morning announced that the precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for the Westbank. "The Sewerage & Water Board, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health, has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory for the West Bank of New Orleans,"...
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Chris Miller
January 23, 2018 - 2:40 pm
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for Algiers residents. "Water pressure dropped below the acceptable level of 15 psi" around 1:40 p.m., according to a statement from the water board. "This advisory will be in effect until further notice. The...
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January 18, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Michelle Southern reporting. Water pressure has become a concern across Louisiana in the wake of the recent arctic blast, which has prompted some parishes to issue boil water advisories. So why does this happen? Louisiana Department of Health Chief Engineer Amanda Laughlin says when a hard freeze...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2018 - 12:55 pm
Water pressure has dropped to unacceptable levels on the eastbanks of Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. It has prompted precautionary boil water advisories amid fears that contaminants can get into the system when pressures are lower. "This prolonged freezing is stressing critical water and power...
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Jim Hanzo
January 03, 2018 - 10:26 am
Lafourche Parish Water District #1 has issued a BOIL WATER ADVISORY for the Bayou Blue Community and area along Hwy 182, West of Bayou Lafourche, until further notice. The Lafourche Parish Water District experienced a drop in water pressure because of the current weather conditions. Residents...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2017 - 6:44 am
New Orleans officials hope to have test results confirmed today that will allow them to lift the boil water advisory for all of the city except Algiers. "The precautionary boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans is still in effect," according to a news release. "Sewerage and Water...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 20, 2017 - 11:54 am
All of the city of New Orleans is under a boil water advisory - except Algiers. A power outage and pressure loss at the troubled Sewerage and Water Board plant get the blame. It all started with yet another turbine failure in the beleaguered electrical generation system. "At 7:25, turbine six at...
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Chris Miller
June 22, 2017 - 12:04 pm
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board has issued a precautionary boil order for the Venetian Isles area. "This event is the result of a water main break that has caused pressure in Venetian Isles to drop below the standard," according to the Sewerage and Water Board. "The repair to the break is...
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Jim Hanzo
May 09, 2017 - 4:19 pm
The city of Kentwood is under a boil water advisory today, after a water main break caused a loss of pressure. The area affected is Hwy 38 from Kentwood Fire Station eastward to Forbes Road, and includes North River Road From Cuoff Road to Dick Smith Road. The advisory remains until further notice.
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