Enhancing Sediment Retention Rates of Receiving Basins of Louisiana Sediment Diversions
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
The U.S. Department of Treasury
The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
An observation and modelling effort that researches the hydrodynamics, sediment dynamics, sediment settling, and a holistic view of retention rate of fine grained or muddy material discharged from the Mississippi River. Specifically, Sediment Retention Enhancement Devices (SREDs) will be examined to determine their effectiveness to increase land building capabilities.