Inspector general rips S&WB as agency angles for huge rate hike

In a scathing denunciation of the Sewerage & Water Board, city Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux has advised Mayor Mitch Landrieu to hold off on a giant rate hike sought by the agency until key reforms have been implemented. No one doubts the need for infrastructure improvements sought by the Sewerage and Water Board, Quatrevaux writes in a letter to Landrieu dated today.