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Rescinded Boil Advisory - January 24, 2019

BOIL ADVISORY RESCINDED Name of Supply: Town of Port Barre PWS ID# 1097013 January 24, 2019... [more...]

Boil Advisory - January 19, 2019

Pipe has been fixed and the water tower is being filled. It will be quite a while before the pres... [more...]

Water Shut Off & Boil Advisory - January 19, 2019

Water should be restored within the next couple of hours.  We will be under a mandatory boil adv... [more...]

Water Shut Off & Boil Advisory - January 19, 2019

Water being shut off immediately due to someone hitting a fire hydrant on Hwy 190.  This shut of... [more...]

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Town of Port Barre: Birthplace of Teche

The early development of Port Barre is credited to its locations along the "highway of the time," Bayou Courtableau.  Starting out as a steamboat landing, the town refused to die when that era ended.  Capitalizing on its vast timber resources, Port Barre then became a saw milll town which further developed with the coming of the railroads.  The discovery of oil in the Hazelwood field in 1928 gave a welcomed boost to the economy and brought in many new families and businesses to the town.  The opening of Route 7 (Highway 190) through the town, and the town's location along the major highway to Baton Rouge, opened many doors of opportunity for further growth.

Throughout its history, Port Barre has continued to grow despite the devastation of the Civil War, the 1927 and 1953 floods, and the fires of 1928 and 1931.  Today, Port Barre is a modern municipality comprised of individuals who take pride in the perseverance of their forefathers and continue in the tradition of providing a prosperous future for their children.
 
*This excerpt taken from the book "The History of PORT BARRE (1765-1950)" by Cheryl Bihm Myers.
 

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Official Boil Advisory for Isolated Areas

(6/24/2019) BOIL ADVISORY TOWN OF PORT BARRE PWS ID# 1097013 JUNE 22, 2019 For Immediate Release to Water System Customers The Town of Port Barre experienced little to no water pressure in an isolated area in the distribution system on Saturday, June 22, 2019, due ...

Water Shut Off

(6/19/2019) PUBLIC NOTICE....Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Town will be shutting off the water north of Bayou Courtableau to make repairs to a gas line. Unfortunately, the water line runs on top of the gas line, and we have an outside contrac...

U.S. Flag Project

(6/12/2019) Good afternoon, everyone!!! WE DID IT.......we have reached our goal of 100 flags to be installed on every light pole along Saizan Avenue, from Highway 190 down to the OG Track Road. We could not have accomplished this project without the help of our ...