The long-awaited fall on the Lower Mississippi River is underway in Louisiana, with the New Orleans Engineer District officially deactivating its Phase II flood fight July 29 and completing the… Read More
Bonnet Carré spillway
What many have feared for months is unfolding on the Lower Mississippi River, with Tropical Storm Barry approaching South Louisiana while the river is at flood stage. As of the… Read More
The New Orleans Engineer District has announced the protocol for closing the Bonnet Carré Spillway, the flood control structure on the Mississippi River almost 30 miles above New Orleans, La. Read More
In response to a rapid rise in the Lower Mississippi River following heavy rains both regionally and upriver, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began operating the Bonnet Carré Spillway… Read More
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