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Where is the Saltwater Wedge Now?

DATE OF PREDICTION

Saltwater Wedge Location

River Miles Above Head of Passes (AHP)
in the Mississippi River

26 OCTOBER 2022

TOE OF WEDGE ESTIMATED LOCATION

River Mile 63.7 AHP

DATE AND LOCATION OF LAST FIELD MEASUREMENT

26 OCT 2022

River Mile 63.7 AHP

 


NOTE: Historical data indicate that surface water quality will exceed the Environmental Protection Agency public water supply standard of 250 ppm chloride approximately 15 to 25 miles downstream of the wedge toe.

Point of Contact for this page:
Lower Mississippi River & Tributaries Engineering Branch
CEMVN-ED-R
New Orleans, LA 70160
CEMVN-Water-Management@usace.army.mil

Updated August 17th 2021