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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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August 21, 2017

City and S&WB Announce More Drainage Pump Repairs

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials provided an update on the status of Sewerage and Water Board’s (S&WB) power generation and drainage systems in New Orleans as well as an update on catch basin repairs and assistance delivered to over 500 residents at the flood resource center held last week.

August 18, 2017

City Allocates $26 Million in Funds for Additional Drainage Improvements

NEW ORLEANS – Yesterday, the City of New Orleans presented an approximately $26 million plan from Mayor Landrieu to clean and fix thousands of catch basins, provide an early warning system for underpass flooding and conduct a comprehensive analysis of the problems that led up to the July 22 and August 5 floods. Mayor Landrieu previously announced the City would work to clean and fix more catch basins and drain lines, especially in areas most prone to flooding.

August 18, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Congo Square and Jackson Square, Adjacent Area

NEW ORLEANS--- On Saturday, August 19, the City of New Orleans may restrict or temporarily suspend vehicle access in parts of the French Quarter in response to planned protest activity.

August 18, 2017

Season Fifteen of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza, PlayNOLA and DJ Wild Wayne, will continue the fifteenth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for young people over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

August 16, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Canal Street between Dorsiere and Bourbon Streets

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works will reduce travel lanes on Canal Street between Dorsiere and Bourbon Streets to one lane beginning at 4 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The lane reduction will allow construction crews to finish concrete placement on the 100 block of Bourbon Street. Work hours will also be temporarily extended until 10 p.m.

August 16, 2017

Heat Advisory Issued for New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS— The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in the New Orleans area for tomorrow, Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. The weather forecast indicates that high humidity levels will result in heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees in New Orleans, and these hot temperatures can become life-threatening if the proper precautions are not taken.

August 16, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu to Provide Additional Sewerage and Water Board Updates

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu will provide additional updates on the diminished pumping capacities and next steps for New Orleans.

August 15, 2017

CORRECTED FLOOD RECOVERY RESOURCE LINK: City Provides Update on SWB Power Generation and Drainage Systems

RFP for Independent, Third-Party Analysis of Flood Events, SWB Turbine Failure

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials provided an update on the status of the Sewerage and Water Board’s power generation and drainage systems in New Orleans. The turbine damaged on Wednesday night, Turbine #1, is running after being repaired and gradually brought back online. All of the 26 generators ordered for additional capacity and redundancy have arrived and are being connected. 

August 15, 2017

City Provides Update on SWB Power Generation and Drainage Systems

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials provided an update on the status of the Sewerage and Water Board’s power generation and drainage systems in New Orleans. The turbine damaged on the evening of August 9, Turbine #1, has been repaired and is operational. To provide additional capacity and redundancy, 26 generators were ordered and have arrived in New Orleans.

August 15, 2017

City Releases RFP, Third-party Analysis of Flood Events, SWB Turbine Failure

NEW ORLEANS — On August 14, 2017, the City of New Orleans released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an independent, third-party firm to conduct an analysis of the flood events of July 22, August 5, August 8, along with other past events, and the turbine failure at the S&WB Carrollton Power Plant on August 9, 2017.

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