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  • Walker water main fixed; boil order still in effect

    October 19, 2016 6:41 PM

    WALKER – A water main that caused flooding in Walker streets on Wednesday has been repaired and water has been turned on, but a boil order is still in effect for Thursday. Walker Police Department officials say that the boil order will remain in effect through Thursday until the... more »
  • Dirty water in small Livingston Parish system Play Video

    October 15, 2016 12:41 AM

    ALBANY- Four-hundred families who use a small water system in Livingston Parish dealt with brown drinking water this week. One of those customers Lacie Dorris said it's not uncommon to have dirty water or to be notified there's a problem. "We spend more money a month on filtration and... more »
  • Boil water advisory lifted for residents on Hwy. 405 to Iberville/Ascension parish line

    September 26, 2016 4:37 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH – Iberville Parish Water District No. 3 has lifted the boil water advisory for residents on Highway 405 from Texas Road south to the Iberville/Ascension parish line. The boil water advisory was issued on Monday due to a broken water line. According to the water district, the... more »
  • OMV requiring disclosure of water damaged vehicles Play Video

    September 20, 2016 9:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Office of Motor Vehicle Commission is now requiring another document when drivers buy or sell their car, particularly if it is flood damaged. With the thousands of cars that were totaled by flood water during last month's flood, many cars have to be replaced. However,... more »
  • Boil water advisory lifted for Robins Road in East Feliciana Parish

    September 19, 2016 4:03 PM

    EAST FELICIANA – A boil water advisory that was issued for residents of Robins Road in East Feliciana parish has been lifted. The advisory was issued because the water produced by Water District #7 was of questionable microbiological quality. The advisory was rescinded upon notification from the Louisiana... more »
  • Bluff Road fully reopens to traffic Tuesday

    September 13, 2016 3:10 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Bluff Road in Ascension Parish fully reopened in both directions Tuesday. For the first time since the August flood, Bluff Road/ La 928 will be able to support traffic in both directions. Water covered the entire highway and since September 8 , two-way traffic had to share... more »
  • Coast Guard: 6K gallons of oily water recovered from Bay Long oil spill

    September 12, 2016 1:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard says more than 6,000 gallons of oily water have been recovered at the site of a spill near Louisiana's Bay Long. The Coast Guard said in a statement Sunday that workers were repairing the damaged section of a pipeline that discharged an estimated 5,300... more »
  • Boil water advisory for Dan Delee Road in East Feliciana

    September 5, 2016 11:38 AM

    EAST FELICIANA – A boil water advisory has been issued for Dan Delee Road in East Feliciana Parish. Water District #7 has experienced problems with their water supply system resulting in the water being of questionable microbiological quality. As a precaution, the water district is issuing a boil advisory... more »
  • Crews begin cutting road to relieve flooding Play Video

    August 22, 2016 5:26 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Crews cut a 40-foot section of Alligator Bayou Road Tuesday, in an effort to relieve rising water in the Spanish Lake Basin area. Earlier this week, pumps were set up and working at the Ascension and Iberville Parish line to try and drain the basin to give residents... more »
  • Livingston Parish consolidates to single POD site in Walker

    August 21, 2016 6:35 PM

    WALKER – Emergency officials in Livingston Parish said Sunday that the National Guard will consolidate food and water distribution to a single site in Walker starting Monday. Starting Monday, Aug. 22, Livingston Parish will have a single “point of distribution” at Sydney Hutchinson Park on Ball Park Road in... more »
  • Boil water advisory lifted in several subdivisions in Livingston Parish

    August 19, 2016 7:42 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH – Several subdivisions in Livingston Parish that were under a boil water advisory has been lifted. The following subdivisions under the Diversion Water Company are no longer under the advisory: - Waterfront - Riverhighlands - Bayou terrace - Hilltop - Cline - Diversion Canal Road - Amite... more »
  • Water, food distributed at three locations in Livingston Parish Friday

    August 18, 2016 10:27 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Water and food will be distributed at three locations in Livingston Parish beginning Friday morning. "POD" - Points of Distribution - will be in Denham Springs, Walker and Albany. A "POD" is where the public can go to pick up food and water following a disaster.... more »
  • Anheuser-Busch delivers 250K cans of water to BR area

    August 16, 2016 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Anheuser-Busch is delivering more than 250,000 cans of clean drinking water to flood victims in Louisiana. The donation is the company's largest since Superstorm Sandy and brings its total water donations this year to more than 1 million cans. Anheuser-Busch company has been brewing beers for... more »
  • Distribution sites for MREs and water open Wednesday

    August 16, 2016 8:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Sites are now set up for distributing MRE's and water to residents that have been impacted by the recent flooding. The sites have been set up by Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security, the Louisiana Army and Air National Guard and the American Red Cross. The distribution... more »
  • Sorrento mom: 'I have nowhere to go.' Play Video

    August 16, 2016 2:09 PM

    SORRENTO – A Sorrento mother was brought to tears Tuesday after returning to her home to find it flooded with water. The single mother of two girls told WBRZ’s Earl Phelps that she evacuated Monday night to Pierre Part after battling rising waters Monday afternoon. She said the... more »
  • Boil water advisory issued for St. Helena Parish

    August 12, 2016 4:44 PM

    ST. HELENA – A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of St. Helena Parish. According to parish officials, customers who are serviced by the Highway 38 well site are under a boil water advisory until further notice. It is recommended that residents boil their water for one minute... more »
  • Boil water advisory issued for roads in Clinton

    August 10, 2016 1:56 PM

    CLINTON – A boil water advisory has been issued for two roads in Clinton. Water District #7 has issued to advisory for Shropshire Road and Union Chapel Road. The water produced by the system is of questionable microbiological quality, according to the water district. The boil advisory is... more »
  • Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

    August 9, 2016 6:54 PM

    RIO - Green, not gold, was the color of the day at the Olympic diving venue. China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesday, but the buzz was about the color of the water in the diving pool — a murky green. That was in stark contrast... more »
  • Maringouin residents shocked by abrupt utility bill increase Play Video

    July 31, 2016 11:48 PM

    MARINGOUIN - Sam Watson and his neighbors in Maringouin are talking about the shock they got when they opened this month's utility bill. "Our bills have increased more than at 100 percent," Watson said. "I think all the citizens' bills have increased to that magnitude." Tyese Givens says... more »
  • NOAA: mass die-off at marine sanctuary off Louisiana, Texas

    July 30, 2016 5:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal scientists say a massive die-off is taking place on a coral reef of a national marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico. Steve Gittings, chief scientist with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, reported this week that federal scientists reported a large-scale mortality event of unknown... more »
  • Boil water advisory issued for part of East Feliciana Parish

    June 20, 2016 6:02 PM

    CLINTON – A boil water advisory has been issued for a part of East Feliciana Parish as of Monday afternoon. The boil water advisory is in effect for residents on Shropshire Road. The advisory is in effect due to the water produced in the water supply system being of questionable... more »
  • Fishermen worry about plan for wind farm off New York coast

    June 18, 2016 3:38 PM

    MINEOLA, N.Y. - A long-stalled plan to build a power-generating wind farm off the coast of New York is gathering momentum. And that's sparking concern among commercial fishermen, who fear the turbines will ruin an area rich with scallops and other sea life. Federal officials announced this month that they... more »
  • 5 gators caught, 1 likely killer of toddler dragged into Disney resort lagoon

    June 14, 2016 11:21 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A medical examiner now has custody of the body of Lane Graves, the 2-year-old killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World, and an autopsy will be performed. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said "it was a tough message to deliver" to Matt and Melissa Graves,... more »
  • Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Ascension Parish

    June 11, 2016 10:52 PM

    LEMANNVILLE – Officials in Ascension Parish issued a boil water advisory Saturday for parts of the Lemanville area. According to the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security, the boil water advisory is in effect for Ascension Consolidated Utilities District #1 water customers living in the Lemanville area along Highway... more »
  • Cars stall in flood-prone areas following Tuesday evening thunderstorm

    June 1, 2016 12:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pop-up thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon left standing water in some flood-prone areas of Baton Rouge. Tuesday evening thunderstorm leaves oft-flooded streets flooded, cars stall out @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/QgEUYjBqmf — Hunter Robinson (@hunterWBRZ) June 1, 2016 WBRZ cameras captured several cars stalled out on... more »
  • Officials caution safety for boaters during Memorial Day weekend Play Video

    May 27, 2016 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Coast Guard along with Wild Life and Fisheries officials are have warned boaters of the dangers of boating under the influence as Memorial Day weekend begins. In every state, it is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Coast... more »
  • Notification system coming to Ponchatoula

    May 14, 2016 2:44 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Ponchatoula residents will soon be able to receive notifications by phone or text when city issues arise such as brown water. The Daily Star reports the city council has unanimously agreed to contract with the Everbridge company for a year to provide a citywide notification service. Residents requested... more »
  • Brown water in North BR blamed on firefighter training, nothing to worry about

    April 19, 2016 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Water Company blamed complaints of brown water in part of North Baton Rouge on a fire department training program that involves opening and closing fire hydrants quickly. Hayes Owen told News 2 that stirs up "natural minerals" in the line, like manganese, which... more »
  • Parts of Donaldsonville under boil order

    April 10, 2016 8:40 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – People’s Water Company issued a boil order for parts of Donaldsonville Sunday night. Residents living in the Abend area, the St. Jude subdivision and near the Sunshine Bridge are under a boil order. According to People’s Water Company, water will be turned off completely for a... more »
  • State demands answers from water company over unhealthy amount of chemicals Play Video

    March 29, 2016 5:21 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- State health leaders had strong words today for People's Water in Donaldsonville. "We don't have a trust at this point," Dr. Jimmy Guidry said. "In order to build that trust they have to do their job, and we have to check and make sure they're doing their job." The... more »
  • LWF issues warning about invasive snail species

    March 29, 2016 12:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking people to be on the lookout for an invasive snail species that is causing problems along waterways in Louisiana. The species is the Apple Snail. It's the largest freshwater snail on Earth. One warning sign they could be... more »
  • State officials clear Donaldsonville water for consumption Play Video

    March 26, 2016 12:06 PM

    Donaldsonville - Saturday morning officials gave the go ahead for residents to begin drinking the city's tap water again. Mayor Leroy Sullivan told News Two he plans to send out a reverse 911 emergency message to all citizens. The Department of Health and Hospitals put a halt to... more »
  • Donaldsonville water remains undrinkable

    March 24, 2016 10:07 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Louisiana's state health officer says it will be at least two to three days before residents of Donaldsonville can begin drinking their tap water again. Residents of the town southeast of Baton Rouge were advised not to drink the water this week after an inspection showed the possibility... more »
  • Walker begins drilling for new water well Play Video

    March 23, 2016 6:14 PM

    WALKER - Drilling for a new million dollar water well is underway in the city of Walker to improve water quality and pressure. The new well will be paired with a $1.6 million water tower that is already finished. Walker Mayor Rick Ramsey says the new additions will provide a... more »
  • DHH: Donaldsonville residents shouldn't drink water until further notice

    March 22, 2016 9:03 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals notified the Peoples Water System in Donaldsonville that it must immediately alter how it treats drinking water. The directive comes after an inspection revealed elevated levels of chlorine dioxide in the system. Residents are also warned NOT to drink the... more »
  • SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS: the most deadly hazard

    March 1, 2016 10:30 AM

    Over the last 30 years, on average, flash flooding kills more people each year than any other weather phenomenon. Stats from around the U.S. show about 85 fatalities per year due to flooding. Tornadoes are in second place, with a 30-year average of 75 deaths annually. ... more »
  • Lawsuit accuses officials of racial bias in water project

    February 19, 2016 1:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal lawsuit accuses officials in a north Louisiana parish of discriminating against black residents for decades by allegedly failing to provide them with clean water and other services that their white neighbors get. Two black Winnsboro residents sued the Franklin Parish Police Jury on Thursday, claiming... more »
  • US House backs bill requiring EPA notify about lead

    February 10, 2016 3:12 PM

    LANSING, Mich. - The U.S. House has approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water. The bill is the first approved by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Flint stopped using treated water... more »
  • EPA water chief says Flint crisis was avoidable

    February 3, 2016 12:17 PM

    DETROIT - The acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency's water office has told Congress that the crisis in Flint caused by lead in drinking water was "avoidable" and that state officials resisted calls to deal with it. Joel Beauvais said Wednesday that EPA's regional staff urged Michigan officials "to... more »
  • Flint water crisis a focus as Senate takes up energy bill

    January 28, 2016 11:04 AM

    WASHINGTON - Legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan is likely as the Senate takes up a bipartisan bill on energy policy. Preliminary votes on the energy bill are expected Thursday as the Senate debates the first comprehensive energy legislation in nine years. The wide-ranging bill is co-sponsored... more »
  • New lawsuit seeks replacement of Flint's lead pipes

    January 27, 2016 11:38 AM

    LANSING, Mich. - A new lawsuit asks a federal judge to force Michigan and the city of Flint to replace all lead pipes in Flint's water system to ensure residents have a safe drinking supply. The complaint, filed Wednesday, says service lines from water mains into homes should be replaced... more »
  • Morganza flood waters starting to recede Play Video

    January 25, 2016 5:36 PM

    MORGANZA - Debris along the levees near the Morganza Spillway are a welcome sight for people in the area. They're the first sign flood waters are coming down. On the other hand, the only sight near the Old River neighborhood are rooftops and floating camps. One resident told... more »
  • Problems in Detroit, Flint show rift over emergency managers

    January 24, 2016 2:38 PM

    DETROIT - Darnell Earley didn't come up with the plan to channel corrosive river water into the water system in Flint, Michigan, and he isn't responsible for the fiscal collapse of Detroit's schools. But Earley's leadership of Flint's city government and Detroit's school system during key points in their recent... more »
  • Water distributed in Ohio village after testing finds lead

    January 23, 2016 3:07 PM

    SEBRING, Ohio - Volunteers are distributing water this weekend to residents of a northeast Ohio village after tests found lead levels that exceed federal standards. WFMJ-TV in Youngstown reports the American Red Cross and others distributed bottled water Friday night to some of the 8,100 people affected by elevated levels... more »
  • Lead pipes lurk in older neighborhoods across the nation

    January 23, 2016 3:03 PM

    TOLEDO, Ohio - Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, can be found in older neighborhoods across the nation. Estimates vary on how many of these pipes are still in use. One recent industry survey puts the number at 6.5 million.... more »
  • Boil water order lifted in St. Francisville

    January 20, 2016 2:44 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Officials in West Feliciana Parish lifted a boil advisory for parts of St. Francisville at around 3 p.m. Wednesday. The affected area was along Highway 10 and Bains Road West to Alexander Creek. The State Department of Health and Hospitals say they tested water samples... more »
  • White House appoints federal official to lead Flint response

    January 19, 2016 2:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House is appointing a Health and Human Services Department official to lead federal efforts to help the city of Flint, Michigan, deal with its water crisis. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he anticipates that President Barack Obama will meet with the city's mayor on Tuesday.... more »
  • New Springfield water system nearly ready Play Video

    January 4, 2016 4:49 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - After a decade of planning and waiting for funding, the water system in the town of Springfield is nearly finished. For the past few months contractors have worked to lay pipe across the small town. Now the $1.2 million project is in the testing phase as workers look... more »
  • West Feliciana braces for flooding Play Video

    December 31, 2015 5:04 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - People in West Feliciana Parish are watching close and gearing up as Mississippi River flood waters continue to flow south. For the past week Missouri has dealt with heavy flooding. In West Feliciana you can see the river rising, and even some tourists have stopped by to... more »
  • Walker building new water well near new tower Play Video

    December 22, 2015 6:06 PM

    WALKER - The city of Walker in Livingston Parish is shelling out cash to improve its water system. The city has already spent $1.6 million on a new water tower, and now the city will spend another $1 million to build a water well. Both the tower and well will... more »
  • Pipeline expansion to feed Iberville Parish industry Play Video

    December 10, 2015 7:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish Water Works is replacing an 18 mile pipeline so heavy industry can expand. The project will double the size of a current pipeline and raise two water towers several feet in District #3. The Department of Health and Hospitals awarded Iberville Parish an $8 million loan... more »
  • Crews repairing busted water line on Jade Ave

    December 9, 2015 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – City workers are trying to repair a water line after workers struck a pipe near Wednesday causing street flooding. A utility contractor told WBRZ’s Brett Buffington that workers struck an unmarked water line on Jade Ave. Crews are currently pumping water from a hole to... more »
  • Boil order issued for all of Assumption Parish Play Video

    November 20, 2015 6:42 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Authorities in Assumption Parish issued a parish-wide boil order Friday night after bacteria was detected was in the water system. Emergency managers said Assumption Parish Waterworks detected E. coli in the system which serves parish water customers. Because of that, anyone served by APWW in the parish... more »
  • Lower Livingston Parish still flooded Play Video

    October 29, 2015 6:26 PM

    MAUREPAS - People in lower Livingston Parish are still dealing with flooding from last weekend, and some residents in Maurepas blame Ascension Parish for some of the high water. They point to a pumping station in neighboring Ascension Parish that sends water into the Blind River that flows into Lake... more »
  • Livingston Parish residents ready for flooding Play Video

    October 26, 2015 5:46 PM

    KILLIAN - Flood waters threatened several homes in the small Livingston Parish town of Killian after heavy rains over the weekend. However, the people in Killian are used to high water so they have a game plan, according to resident Ronald Falgout. "As the water comes up, when it gets... more »
  • Water supply in jeopardy for 375,000 people in SC

    October 7, 2015 9:42 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C.- Crews are working to repair a breach in the Columbia canal that is threatening the main water supply for 375,000 people. Columbia Utilities Director Joey Jaco says officials were working Wednesday to build a rock dam a few hundred feet north of the breach, which is near the... more »
  • Clinton area water system issues boil advisory

    October 5, 2015 11:29 PM

    CLINTON - Water officials issued a boil order late Monday night. The order is for people in Water District 7 and includes Highway 961 between Highway 10 and Rist Road, all of McConnell Lane and Cox Lane. The order only impacts a few dozen homes in the area. ... more »
  • Strong evidence Mars has streams of salt water in summertime

    September 28, 2015 11:15 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL- Scientists are reporting that Mars appears to have not only frozen water but flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summertime. They say their latest observations "strongly support" the longtime theory that salt water flows down certain Martian slopes each summer. These dark, narrow streaks tend... more »
  • WATCH: Coast Guard rescues stranded, injured boaters Play Video

    September 7, 2015 9:27 PM

    HOUSTON - The Coast Guard shared video of a seven-minute rescue where two men on a pleasure boat needed help after they crashed into what appears to be concrete jetty Monday morning. One of the men was thrown off the boat and both were injured. One had a broken... more »
  • Parish approves buying water system

    September 3, 2015 11:37 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The Ascension Parish Council approved a near $6 million plan to buy a private water service for parts of the west bank of the parish Thursday. Water currently is purchased from Assumption Parish and piped into the Donaldsonville area. The lines are part of the Peoples Water... more »
  • Broken fence leaves little protection from wastewater pit Play Video

    September 3, 2015 11:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Residents are worried about what they believe is a safety hazard in their neighborhood, Woodland Crossing. A fence around Mo-Dad Utilities, LLC wastewater treatment facilities fell down in April and has not been repaired. Inside are large pools of water with pumping stations. "They won't... more »
  • Tentative deal made to buy water system in Donaldsonville

    August 31, 2015 7:35 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish government has reached an agreement in principle with Peoples Water Service Co. to buy its water operations in Donaldsonville for $5.9 million. If the deal goes through, officials say the parish plans to inject another $5 million in upgrades to the water system, After months of negotiations,... more »
  • Chlorine boosters coming to fight amoeba Play Video

    August 25, 2015 7:29 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish will install chlorine boosters on two of its rural water systems after a brain-eating amoeba was detected in those systems last month. Parish officials will install one booster to inject chlorine directly into the water supply at the ACUD#1 and the ACUD#2 water systems in... more »
  • After Katrina, New Orleans stakes future on urban water plan

    August 25, 2015 12:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sinking. It's a daily reality in New Orleans, where the soil is compacting and compressing, taking New Orleans down ever so slightly more with each passing year. Much of this old French city is built atop former peat bogs and swampland long ago pumped dry. ... more »
  • WATCH: Amoeba testing in state lab Play Video

    August 25, 2015 12:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – In a lab requiring security clearance similar to military compounds, scientists are working to test water from water systems across Louisiana. This summer, three systems have been found to contain a brain-eating amoeba. At a state lab, experts are checking and testing samples from other systems.... more »
  • Amoeba detected in one Houma water system

    August 17, 2015 7:40 PM

    HOUMA - State health officials said tests recently found an amoeba in Houma's Schriever Water System, which serves around 97,000 people in Terrebonne Parish. The Department of Health and Hospitals said despite the presence of the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, the water is still safe to drink. DHH tested... more »
  • 22-year-old water advisory upgraded to serious level

    August 12, 2015 11:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials said Wednesday, unhealthy levels of industrial compounds and mercury were found in fish from the Devil's Swamp and Bayou Baton Rouge area. Due to the contamination, the state issued a "no consumption" advisory for the waterways. People are told to avoid eating fish... more »
  • Volunteers hand out water to school kids during heat

    August 12, 2015 7:46 PM

    BAKER - Beating the heat in Baker meant passing out bottles of water to kids coming home from school. It's part of an initiative called "Stay Hydrated in Baker." Jerri Williams is one of several volunteers giving out the water. Her group is worried children won't heed warnings... more »
  • Officials talk water quality after amoeba scare Play Video

    August 12, 2015 12:00 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A crowded room of people learned more about the brain-eating amoeba that was found in their water system two weeks ago. Water system officials and scientists from the Department of Health and Hospitals talked about the process to eradicate the amoeba from the system. They reiterated, the... more »
  • Construction underway for Springfield water system Play Video

    August 3, 2015 4:41 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - Springfield, the oldest town in Livingston Parish, has started construction on its own water system. The current water system run by French Settlement Water Company does not reach all 500 residents in Springfield. The people who are left out rely on wells to get water. Some residents in... more »
  • Amoeba chlorine burn starts slow Play Video

    July 30, 2015 7:46 PM

    MODESTE - Ascension Parish informed residents Thursday of a potential change in the smell of their drinking water. The Parish has pumped chlorine into the ACUD No. 1 water system since Wednesday night after the system tested positive for a brain-eating amoeba. The system serves 1,800 people in the... more »
  • Dr. Mindy Calandro on brain-eating amoeba Play Video

    July 29, 2015 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Health officials recently identified a brain-eating amoeba in Ascension Parish’s water supply. Now, a lot of Louisiana residents are wondering how it’s going to affect them. This morning, Dr. Mindy Calandro from the Baton Rouge Clinic stopped by 2une In to give us more information on the... more »
  • Chlorine burn set to start Wednesday night to combat amoeba Play Video

    July 28, 2015 6:11 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Parish officials said a chlorine burn will begin in the evening hours of Wednesday to combat a brain-eating amoeba found in a portion of Ascension Parish's water supply. Officials said chlorine pumps would be set up Wednesday morning at Ascension Consolidated Utility District 1, which serves around... more »

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