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Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion: Engineering & Design

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$90,701,600

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

Initiate and complete engineering and design of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project in Plaquemine Parish, Louisiana. Once constructed, the sediment diversion is anticipated to convey up to 35,000 cubic feet per second of sediment-rich river water, introducing approximately 70 million tons of new sediment into the Breton Sound Basin over a 50-year projection.

Contact

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

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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