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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Pontilly Neighborhood Stormwater Network


The Pontilly Neighborhood Stormwater Network project will reduce flood risk and beautify green spaces in the Pontchartrain Park and Gentilly Woods neighborhoods through the construction of green infrastructure strategies. The project will combine improvements to the Dwyer Canal with a network of interventions along streets, in alleyways, and within vacant lots designed to slow and store stormwater.

These strategies reduce the burden on the strained drainage system, reduce land subsidence, and improve water quality – all while beautifying the neighborhood.

For more information, including a description of further project benefits, Click the link below to view the CNO Resilience Project fact sheet:

Click the link below to view the Pontilly Project Presentation as delivered to Pontchartrain Park and Gentilly Woods neighborhood associations on June 4, 2016:


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Last updated: 12/11/2017 11:43:10 AM

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