Mississippi River Hydrodynamic Modeling


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Funding Program

MOEX Clean Water Act Penalties (CWA)

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: MOEX
Controlling Document: Consent Decree Between The United States and MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC
Year Awarded: 2012

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Environmental Research
Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Terrestrial Habitat

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 525
Project Name: Mississippi River Hydrodynamic Modeling
SourceUID:
Latitude: 29.515776
Longitude: -89.38005
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Jefferson, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Charles
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s): Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: James Pahl
Point of Contact – Phone: James.Pahl@LA.GOV
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/Portals/56/docs/PD/PeerReview/ApprovedLCADeltaManagment.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 10000000
DWH Funder: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Funder Type: State
DWH Funding Program: MOEX Clean Water Act Penalties (CWA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2585060
DWH Source: MOEX
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: Consent Decree Between The United States and MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC
Award Year: 2012
Award Month: 6
Total Amount Leveraged: 7414940
Completeness: C


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