Please accept this email as verification that the Board of Examiners for NOBRA (BOE) is rescinding its current High Water Safety restriction as outlined in correspondence released on March 7, 2022 as the Carrollton gage has reached 12’ and falling. Specifically, the current restriction states “all mooring and unmooring operations at all mid-stream transfer facilities and any berth that requires the use of a mooring boat shall be restricted to daylight hours.”
According to the Vessel Traffic Center (VTC), the river stage at the Carrollton gage is currently 11.92’ and is predicted to continue to fall. Consequently, the aforementioned High Water Restriction is rescinded immediately.
ORIGINAL POST 07MARCH2022:
The NOBRA Board of Examiners have implemented the following:
“Effective immediately and continuing until the Carrollton gauge reaches twelve (12) feet and falling, the Board implements the following Mississippi River safety restriction(s):
“Mooring and unmooring operation at all mid-stream transfer facilities and any berth that requires the use of a mooring boat shall be restricted to daylight hours.”
See documentation here