The expected opening of the Morganza Spillway has been pushed back to June 9th, the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers announced today. This will be the second time in its history (first being in 2011) that the spillway has required opening. In their release, the Army Corps announced a “slow release” would begin on June 6th, […]
The report explains that some parts of Louisiana are home to communities that will have no choice but to relocate.
Photos posted by the BRPD show the Mississippi River near River Rd. north and south of the LSU campus nearing the top of the levee.
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that the portion of Highway 1 adjacent to and crossing the floodway will be closed to traffic beginning at 10 a.m. on June 2, 2019. It will reopen no later than 5 p.m. The USACE will begin the process of gradually opening the Morganza Floodway […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to announce whether opening the Morganza Spillway will be necessary.
When it comes to explaining the need for climate change legislation, Bill Nye has had enough.
A major New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board (SWBNO) pump lost power early Sunday morning (May 12), as heavy rains drenched the city. According to a press release, the pump located at Drainage Pumping Station (DPS) 7 near City Park temporarily lost its Entergy-supplied power around 5 a.m. An SWBNO team activated a standup generator […]
On Tuesday, (May 7) Dillard University celebrated the completion of the Dillard University Drainage Improvement Project. The $6.5 million project included a larger subsurface drainage system, a wider bio-swale in the rear of the campus, improvement of the Mandolin Canal and discharge pipe into the City’s drainage system. “The City of New Orleans is proud […]
The NWS Storm Prediction Center predicts an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms across Louisiana on Thursday, including New Orleans.
The Environment America Research & Policy Center released a report showing that New Orleans ranked 13th nationwide for solar energy capacity per capita.
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