WE CARE about our environment

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  • Significantly reduces the amount of unsightly sewage in our ditches
  • Makes our waterways cleaner and safer for swimming, fishing, and recreational use
  • Removes over 2 million gallons per day of treated water from Bayou Manchac
  • Decommissions sewer treatment plants and converts them to parks and green space in neighborhoods
  • Reduces odors, public health hazards, and flood risk from sewage overflows

WE CARE about our people

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  • Establishes reasonable and fair rates for all Parish residents and eliminates the need to subsidize a small group of existing sewer customers
  • Converts aging sewer facilities near neighborhoods and schools into community green space or parks
  • Improves overall quality of life for the people of Ascension Parish and protects property values
  • Maintains high-quality customer service and accountability from people you know and trust
  • Implements innovative technology for reliable service delivery

WE CARE about our parish

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  • Frees up tax dollars for other Parish priorities like recreation, roads and drainage improvements
  • Saves schools and libraries thousands annually on sewer operations and maintenance
  • Improves drainage, decreases flood risk, and reduces costs to maintain ditches
  • Supports existing and future business operations in Ascension Parish, creating new jobs and boosting the local economy
  • Informed by years of data-driven studies focused on serving the entire Parish’s future capacity needs



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