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Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion: Engineering and Design

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$37,741,800

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Support the engineering, design, permitting and related activities associated with the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project. The project will be designed to divert sediment-laden water from the Mississippi River through a self-contained channel roughly 1.5 miles long, before outfalling into the mid-Barataria Basin.

Contact

Chris Allen
225-342-1477
chris.allen@la.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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