JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
August 30, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER
TO PREVENT SEWERAGE SYSTEM BACKUPS
JEFFERSON, LA – Residents in Jefferson Parish are asked to minimize wastewater leaving their homes in an effort to avoid overloading the Parish sewerage system.
Please limit non-essential activities like washing dishes and doing laundry. Wide-spread power outages at lift stations across the parish have increased the likelihood of sewerage backups.
Crews are working diligently to assess damages and make necessary repairs. If residents are aware of any water line damages, please call the Emergency Operations Dispatch at 504-349-5360.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO