The Result of Re-Connecting the River

July 5, 2019

It is unfortunate, because of the various “marketing” campaigns of the state and some environmental groups promoting so-called “sediment” diversions,  that the general public thinks that if you re-connect the Mississippi River to the wetlands that land will “pop up”. The state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is planning to build two so-called “sediment” diversions […]

Morganza Spillway Opening Delayed til June 9th

June 3, 2019

The expected opening of the Morganza Spillway has been pushed back to June 9th, the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers announced today. This will be the second time in its history (first being in 2011) that the spillway has required opening. In their release, the Army Corps announced a “slow release” would begin on June 6th, […]

Highway 1 to Temporarily Close June 2 For Morganza Spillway Opening

May 30, 2019

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that the portion of Highway 1 adjacent to and crossing the floodway will be closed to traffic beginning at 10 a.m. on June 2, 2019. It will reopen no later than 5 p.m. The USACE will begin the process of gradually opening the Morganza Floodway […]

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