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Mississippi River Hydrodynamic Modeling

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$2,585,060

Known Leveraged Funding

$7,414,940

Funding Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Funding Program

MOEX Clean Water Act Penalties CWA

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

This project will provide data and models to represent the existing Mississippi River below the Old River Control Structure (ORCS) is necessary to properly assess the operation and parameters of the Mississippi River & Tributaries (MR&T) system with respect to the available fresh water, nutrients and sediment transported by the river system, while considering the requirements for flood control and navigation along the river.

Contact

James Pahl
None
James.Pahl@LA.GOV
Project Website
Project Partners

US Army Corps of Engineers

Affiliated Institutions

None

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