US Army Corps of Engineers
New Orleans District

Water Control

Redirecting...

Where is the Saltwater Wedge Now?

DATE OF MEASUREMENT

River Miles Above Head of Passes (A.H.P.)

in the Mississippi River

28 December 2017

TOE OF WEDGE ESTIMATED LOCATION

RM 36.1 Above Head of Passes

DATE AND LOCATION OF LAST FIELD MEASUREMENT

         27 Dec 2017           

River Mile 34.5 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.

The POC for this page:
                   
Hydraulics and Hydrologic Branch
CEMVN-ED-H
New Orleans, LA 70118
MVNHydraulics@usace.army.mil                   
                   

Updated    28 December 2017