St. Charles Parish Hurricane Zeta recovery update

St. Charles Parish government officials are reporting that all essential personal continue to assess damages throughout the parish related to Hurricane Zeta and no major incidents related to critical infrastructure have been reported.

“All residents that must go out are urged to take caution as crews are still out working to clear debris from roadways and excessive traffic could inhibit their efforts,” a mid-morning Oct. 29 press release states. “Traffic lights should be treated as a four-way stop.”

Entergy Update

Entergy is still reporting 17,000 SCP residents without power. Officials said residents can expect to be out of power for a few days.

Debris Update

  • Public works continues to remove debris from roads ways.
  • Residents cleaning up debris are advised to stack debris near the roadway but out of ditches and not in the road. Keep debris piles away from mailboxes, power poles and trees.

Services Update

  • Parish garbage service is running as scheduled, however road closures may inhibit Pelican Waste from accessing various areas of the parish.
  • Planning and Zoning will waive all permit fees for repairs related to Hurricane Zeta damage for the next 30 days.
  • Residents should continue to limit non-essential sewerage such as washing dishes, cleaning clothes and showering. Flushing toilets is ok.
  • All recreation activities for today, October 29, are canceled.
  • The Registrar of Voters office is still collecting drop off ballots at the Courthouse.

To report storm related damages, please contact the EOC at 985-783-5050.


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Roth has both her undergraduate and graduate degree in journalism, which she has utilized in the past as an instructor at Southeastern Louisiana University and a reporter at various newspapers and online publications. She grew up in LaPlace, where she currently resides with her husband and three daughters.

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