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  • Corps deactivates inspections along Mississippi River

    After 79 days, water levels along the Mississippi River have dropped below 11 feet at the Carrollton Gage prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to suspend current flood fight operations.
  • Corps activates inspections along Mississippi River

    The Mississippi River at the Carrollton Gage in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to activate Phase I flood fight procedures beginning March 11, 2021.
  • Army Corps closes final bays at Bonnet Carré Spillway

    Based on the reduced flows in the Mississippi River at Red River Landing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District closed the final bays of the Bonnet Carré Spillway Friday, May 1. Although water levels are receding, allowing the structure’s closure, the Mississippi River in the New Orleans District’s area of responsibility remains elevated. Army Corps personnel will continue flood fight inspections alongside local levee districts and all levee and excavation restrictions remain in effect.
  • Corps activates inspections along Mississippi River

    NEW ORLEANS –The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet,