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Sewerage and Water Board Water Hammer

May 25, 2017   |    Category: District A    |   Tagged as: SWB

Sewerage and Water Board Water Hammer

Sewerage and Water Board representatives met with members of the Carrollton / Riverbend Neighborhood Association this month to update them on the construction of two elevated water towers at the nearby Carrollton Water Purification Plant. SWB engineers are installing two water tanks at the Carrollton Plant to act as water hammers. A water hammer is a pressure surge or wave caused when water is forced to stop or change direction suddenly.


Large Portion of Repaving Finished on St. Charles Ave. Project

May 25, 2017   |    Category: District B    |   Tagged as: St. Charles

Large Portion of Repaving Finished on St. Charles Ave. Project

The Patch, Mill and Overlay (repaving) project on St. Charles Ave. continues to make significant strides toward completion. Crews recently repaved a complicated area of the road with minimal disruption to residents.

New Driveways and Sidewalks Completed on S. Johnson and Melodia Ct. Project

May 25, 2017   |    Category: District A

New Driveways and Sidewalks Completed on S. Johnson and Melodia Ct. Project

The full-depth St. Johnson and Melodia C .reconstruction project is nearing completion.  Rubion Roads & Streets has completed sidewalk and driveway work and are preparing to pour asphalt in the next week.


Water Dogz Honored for Big Texas Win

May 25, 2017   |    Category: Citywide    |   Tagged as: SWB

Water Dogz Honored for Big Texas Win

It was all smiles at Sewerage & Water Board’s monthly Board meeting. The S&WB Water Dogz received yet another operations team victory, this time in Texas. This is their third state championship win.  

City pilots catch basin screens and filters to improve drainage

May 25, 2017   |    Category: District C    |   Tagged as: French Quarter

City pilots catch basin screens and filters to improve drainage

The Department of Public Works is currently piloting use of metal screens and filters to help reduce the likelihood that leaves, grass clippings and other undesirable debris can enter catch basins and the City’s storm drain system. Earlier this month, DPW worked with a vendor to install custom made BioClean screens on two catch basins in the French Quarter. 

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