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CA-KC. Utilities, Sewerage, and Water

 Record Group
Identifier: CA-KC
Records created by departments throughout the city's history responsible for utilities such as electricity, but mostly sewage, drainage, and waterworks. Many of these records will complement records related to the city's infrastructure.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Sanitation

 Collection
Identifier: CA-LZ
Scope and Contents

Reports and promotional materials relating to the Department of Sanitation. A significant portion of the subject file deals with the landfill Recovery 1.

Dates: 1964-1994
Found in: City Archives

Department of Utilities

 Collection
Identifier: CA-KC
Scope and Contents

Contains records related to public utilities in the city of New Orleans, including some records by the New Orleans Public Service Inc. (NOPSI), the Taxicab Bureau, Office of Telecommunications, and administrators. The records include subject files, project files, plans, correspondence between various departments, and volumes of bills, ledgers, and complaints.

Dates: 1914-2004
Found in: City Archives

Drainage and Water Works records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-LK
Scope and Contents

Financial documents, reports, and other records from various public/private entities that were responsible for water management and drainage. These include the Board of Drainage Commissioners, the City Water Works, and the New Orleans Waterworks Company.

Dates: 1860-1891
Found in: City Archives

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-LL
Scope and Contents The majority of records for the Sewerage and Water Board are water connection records, known as "water books." These records are very helpful to researchers conducting property research. If your building dates from the period ca. 1907-1960, this series of records could provide you with a very close approximation of the date of construction since the original water and sewer connections would have been made while the structure was going up. Buildings built earlier would have initial...
Dates: 1907-1974
Found in: City Archives