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Low Water Pressure, Boil Water Advisory

Impacts from winter weather are causing low water pressure. Boil water advisory lifted for East Bank, Lower 9. Boil water advisory remains in effect for New Orleans East.

Visit NOLA Ready

The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Contact Us


Offices & Mailing Address:
2829 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122

Phone: (504) 658-3200
Fax: (504) 658-3227



Ann E. Macdonald

Tim Lavelle
Chief of Operations

Doug Robicheaux
Chief Urban Forester

Hailey D. Bowen
Chief Landscape Architect

About Our Team

Employees at the Department of Parks and Parkways perform an enormous number of tasks to maintain and upgrade public green spaces, and to re-green and beautify New Orleans. These include:

  • Tree Trimming, Planting & Removal
  • Permitting Work on Public Trees
  • Mowing, Edging, Weeding, Trimming and Planting on Neutral Grounds
  • Maintaining equipment and facilities in Parkways parks
  • Annual Tree Sale
  • Work closely with neighborhood groups and volunteer groups both local and from out of town

The Parkways team consists of licensed arborists, licensed horticulturalists, golf course professionals, licensed landscape architects, grounds keeping specialists and  importantly our hard-working arboreal and grounds maintenance teams.

The beautification and maintenance public greenspace is our charge and we strive to meet that challenge with the highest level of professionalism.


Jobs are available with our forestry and grounds maintenance crews. For more information, call our Human Resources department at (504) 658-3202. Be a part of the re-greening effort!

Our mission is to provide a clean and safe environment; to meet the leisure needs of citizens and visitors; to enhance the quality of life; and to contribute to the City’s economic development.


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Last updated: 2/15/2017 8:51:12 AM

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