‘Janitorial mishap’ causes significant water damage to Jefferson Parish government building

‘Janitorial mishap’ causes significant water damage to Jefferson Parish government building
A "janitorial mishap" left a Jefferson Parish government building damaged Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (Source: Jefferson Parish government)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Three floors of a Jefferson Parish government building sustained “significant” water damage after a “janitorial mishap” Saturday (Jan. 5), according to parish news release.

The Jefferson Parish General Government Building in the 200 block of Derbigny Drive will be open for normal operations Monday, despite the ongoing effort to clean up and repair the third, fourth and fifth floors.

In a statement, Parish President Mike Yenni applauded Anthony Francis, Director of General Services and the General Services team for their quick response, calling it "another example of great work by our dedicated Jefferson Parish employees.”

Note: The photos shared above were taken after the cleanup process began.

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