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Published March 29, 2021
Expiration date: 4/17/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  St. Martin Parish Government, PO Box 9, St. Martinville, LA 70582.

LOCATION OF WORK: The work is to take place in Catahoula Lake at Bayou Berard in Section 36 Township 9-S, Range 7-E, (30 12 57.2, 91 42 23.6) in the City of Catahoula in the Parish of St. Martin, LA.

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested a Department of the Army (DA) authorization to hydraulically dredge sediment buildup in Catahoula Lake.  The lake will be dredged to an elevation of -8 for approximately 2,500’ at varying widths.  The 64,500 cubic yards of dredged material will be pumped to a containment area which is approximately 30 acres of sugarcane field.  A containment dike will be constructed using earthen fill material adjacent to the dike.  Post consolidation drainage ditches will be cut at approximately 100-foot intervals and will be sloped in a manner to allow proper drainage. Existing drainage ditches surrounding the spoil disposal area will convey effluent back to Catahoula Lake.  As proposed, the project is anticipated to permanently impact 0.49 of an acre of PEM wetlands due to the placement of fill.