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New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties.
If you are moving to New Orleans for the first time or just moving within the city, it’s a good idea to prepare your utility accounts. You want to avoid suffering in the Louisiana heat without A/C for example. Weeks before getting the keys to your new home, you should already have a good undersanding of the utlity providers in the New Orleans area that will be servicing your home.
Your property may not need every one of these utilities listed. Some of the utilities provided within New Orleans are combined. Depending on your service area, your water, trash collection and sewer may be combined for example. The list of typical New Orleans utilities typically breaks down into these categories:
Ideally, basic utilities should be set up before you move into your new home. The choice of providers is limited in New Orleans, but the process, although straightforward, can take up to two weeks, especially if you’re establishing new accounts. The process may involve application processing, credit checks, putting down a deposit, meter readings, and so on. It’s a good idea to contact all utility providers at least two weeks before the move-in date.
Depending on your home’s location within New Orleans, what new utility accounts you need to establish and which ones can be transferred, common steps for a new occupants may include:
Every utility company has its own policy and process for opening new accounts or transferring services. A typical process includes an application and, sometimes, a returnable deposit or credit check. Here are some local resources:
WATER & SEWERAGE
New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board: (504) 529-2837
Online account registration (new customers must apply in person)
Close Account Form
Deposits ($100 to $1,500)
How to read your New Orleans Water & Sewerage bill