Water Department

Mission Statement

Jefferson Parish Water Department has provided high quality drinking water to the residents of
Jefferson Parish for over 90 years. Despite the variable water quality of the Mississippi River,
drinking water in Jefferson Parish has continued to be of a very high quality.

Jefferson Parish produces and delivers a high quality, reliable water supply to all residences,
businesses and industries located within the Parish on the East and West Banks of the Mississippi
River. Currently, the water department provides water utility services to approximately 159,000 accounts.

Sidney Bazley, Director
Sidney J. Bazley, III, Director

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng is highlighting different departments in parish government that are taking it to the "Next Level" by trying to come up with new and innovative ways to make local government operate more efficiently and to respond to constituent needs more rapidly. In the second installment of the series, Parish President Lee Sheng introduces you to the Water Department and its director Sidney J. Bazley, III.