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Improving Drainage in New Orleans (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-05-19

Duration: 00:05:54

Subjects: DRAINAGE


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Algier, Joey Interviewee


This segment from the May 19, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the Water Collaborative’s new Water Justice Fund. She interviews Joey Algier, the campaign manager for the project, who discusses: their mission of democratizing drainage in New Orleans; the water trauma experienced by many New Orleans residents; and their goal of creating community-led policies to improve drainage in the city.