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Winter Weather, Boil Water Advisory, Low Water Pressure

Residents and visitors are advised to take precautions during winter weather. A boil water advisory is in effect for the entire East Bank of New Orleans due to a further drop in water pressure Thursday morning, Jan. 18.

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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 529-2837
Board address:

625 Saint Joseph Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70165


The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans provides the city with adequate drainage, sewerage collection, and drinking water. 


Eleven members.

  • The Mayor;
  • Two syndicate members of the Board of Liquidation, City Debt to be appointed by the Mayor; and
  • Eight members appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the City Council from a list of nominees submitted by the Sewerage and Water Board Selection Committee.

Term Length

Four years; Ex-officio members serve terms concurrent with time in respective office.

(Created by: La R.S. 33:4071; City Charter Sec. 5-301, et seq.)

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Last updated: 11/4/2015 3:02:28 PM

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