Enhancing Sediment Retention Rates of Receiving Basins of Louisiana Sediment Diversions


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

wetlands

Project Description

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Louisiana State University


Project ID: 826
Project Name: Enhancing Sediment Retention Rates of Receiving Basins of Louisiana Sediment Diversions
SourceUID: LA-COE_RFP1_Xu2
Latitude: 30.41426
Longitude: -91.17568
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Unknown
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Kehui Xu
Point of Contact – Phone: kxu@lsu.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 225-578-0389
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Louisiana State University
Link: https://thewaterinstitute.org/la-coe#mission
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 292495
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 292495
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 0