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
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.