The goal of the Wastewater Department is to operate and maintain the City's wastewater treatment plant, 400 miles of collection system pipes, and 79 lift stations, and to administer the City's federal and state-mandated Industrial Pretreatment Program, in order to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations and to protect the public health.
Wastewater Department personnel have and continue to obtain wastewater certifications (Classes 1 to 4) from the Louisiana Department of Health. Personnel attends continuing education training to maintain their certifications.
For all sewer information, sewer issues, and sewer emergencies, please contact the office at 504-468-7292. This is a 24-hour number.