Residents in the area may experience short-term low water pressure. Traffic restrictions on Claiborne will start today at 9 a.m.
In a ruling issued Friday, Judge Nakisha Ervin-Knott awarded nearly three-quarters of a million dollars ($770,435) to 10 homeowners for damages resulting from the Southeast Louisiana Urban Drainage Project construction. The Sewerage & Water Board is responsible for the damage, the judge ruled.
The trial is the third for Uptown homeowners suing S&WB for construction and vibration damage.
A drop in water pressure led to the advisory, according to the agency.
The city’s Office of Emergency Preparedness issued the following guidelines on taking safe precautions during the boil water advisory.