Abita Springs: #14 on The 25 coolest towns in America: 2019

The 25 coolest towns in America: 2019 14. Abita Springs, Louisiana Population: 2,540 Back in the heyday of yellow fever in the 1900s, Abita Springs was a country getaway for wealthy New Orleanians looking to escape festering disease. The grand homes and stately hotels they built were a testament to Gilded Age wealth — until everyone lost their money and the place fell into disrepair. Flash forward to the 1970s when hippies and artists took over the old homes. Though they didn’t exactly restore them, they gave them new purposes as artist’s spaces and music venues. That creative spirit might be part of why Abita Springs is home to Louisiana’s most famous brewery, Abita Beer, and its not-for-th

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted. All samples sent to LDH yesterday have returned clear. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Boil Water Advisory

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY PWSID1103002 This Advisory is due to a water line break that occurred during work being completed by a contractor. The entire Public Works Department and additional workers are working to repair the break. This Precautionary Boil Water Advisory is necessary because of the drop in pressure. This Advisory will effect the entire Town of Abita Springs. The estimated time for this advisory is 48 hours to allow for testing to occur. You are advised to boil water for consumption for one (1) full minute after it has been brought to a rolling boil. This Advisory is Precautionary only. Town of Abita Springs Mayor Daniel Curtis

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