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Both Boil Water Advisories have been lifted and Sewerage and Water Board crews continue to work around the clock to find and repair leaks throughout New Orleans to strengthen the City’s water pressure. 

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December 01, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Camp Street Lane Reduction and Bourbon Street Intersection Closure

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works’ construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC will begin repairing several damaged drain lines on Camp Street near the intersection of Canal Street on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at 7 a.m. 

December 01, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement to Host Sixth Annual Neighborhood Summit

NEW ORLEANS– Tomorrow, Dec. 2, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement will host the sixth annual Neighborhood Summit. The event will bring neighborhood leaders and City agencies together to share information, develop new skills, and strengthen relationships. Held at the University Medical Center (2000 Canal St.), the Neighborhood Summit will focus on key topics that make New Orleans resilient and outline how we can better prepare for the future.

November 30, 2017

2018 NOLA Foundation Invites Students to Participate in Youth Choir Program to Celebrate City’s Tricentennial

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the 2018 NOLA Foundation announced it is inviting students ages 9-17 years old from around the city to participate in a New Orleans Citywide 100 Voices Youth Choir program. From December 2017 to May 2018, 100 local students will be directed by performing artist and music educator Tonya Boyd-Cannon.

November 30, 2017

City Announces the Arts Council of New Orleans as Digital Equity Challenge Award Winner

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans Office of Information Technology and Innovation (ITI) and Office of Resilience and Sustainability announced the Arts Council of New Orleans as the City’s Digital Equity Challenge Award winner. The City received 25 applications from organizations aiming to promote digital pathways to opportunity for groups that are underrepresented in technology. 

November 29, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: City to Demolish Blighted Properties

NEW ORLEANS – On Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, the City will demolish two properties (7855 and 7857 S. Cornet Ct.) in its continued effort to reduce blight and bring vacant properties back into commerce. The City’s blight reduction strategy, launched in 2010, has reduced blight citywide by over 15,000 addresses. The strategy prioritizes data-driven decision-making, innovative enforcement policies, and opportunities for reinvestment to grow and strengthen neighborhoods.  

November 29, 2017

City Department of Parks and Parkways, Sewerage & Water Board, NOLA Tree Project to Give Away up to 1,000 Free Trees for Holiday Season

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, Dec. 2. 2017, the City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, in partnership with the NOLA Tree Project and the Sewerage and Water Board, will host the third Annual Big TREEsy Giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon at the Parks and Parkways Office (behind Dillard University at 2829 Gentilly Blvd.).


November 29, 2017

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: New Orleans to Deploy a Team of First Responders to Assist Puerto Rico in Hurricane Recovery Efforts

NEW ORLEANS—Today, the City of New Orleans announced that members of the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) and New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP), as part of the NOFD Incident Management Team, will be deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery of Hurricane Maria. A total of 10 first responders will leave New Orleans Thursday, Nov, 30, 2017, and return Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

November 28, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: New Orleans Health Department to Train New Orleans Public Library Staff on Administering Naloxone

NEW ORLEANS—Tomorrow, Nov. 29, 2017, Dr. Joseph Kanter, Director of the New Orleans Health Department (NOHD), will train New Orleans Public Library staff (NOPL) on administering Naloxone, the substance that reverses the effects of a heroin or opiate overdose. This training is part of the execution of the City’s comprehensive plan to address opioid addiction and overdoses in New Orleans, released last month.

November 27, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Lakebound Lane of Michoud Blvd. between Lourdes St. and Dwyer Rd.

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works’ construction contractor, Cycle Construction Company, LLC will begin re-routing lakebound traffic on Michoud Boulevard between Lourdes Street and Dwyer Road on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at 7 a.m. and lasting approximately two months.

November 22, 2017

City Issues Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions Ahead of 44th Annual Bayou Classic

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events for the 44th Annual Bayou Classic, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. The public is encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly. 

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