Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016
Complete the engineering and design of the Mid-Barataria sediment diversion. Once constructed, the diversion is anticipated to convey up to 75,000 cubic feet per second of sediment-rich river water, introducing approximately 150 million tons of new sediment into Barataria Basin over a 50-year projection.