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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71619

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Tuesday, July 16, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet Carré…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71519

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Monday, July 15, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71519

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71519 LMR Dredging Update 71519.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71419

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71419 LMR Dredging Update 71419.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has confirmed that the hopper dredges have resumed operation in the area of Southwest Pass (SWP).  The dustpan dredges on…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71319

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71319 LMR Dredging Update 71319.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has confirmed that all dredges remain idle and are riding out the impact of now Hurricane Barry.The MVN awarded Southwest…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71219

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Friday, July 12, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71219

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71219 LMR Dredging Update 71219.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has confirmed that all dredging activity has now ceased and dredges have sought safe harbor.  The dredges will wait for…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71119

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Thursday, July 11, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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LAMA’s Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 71019

LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 and the corresponding agenda are attached. The graph below is reproduced from NOAA’s National Weather Service website and represents an experimental product to account…

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National Dredging and Industry Corps Hopper Dredge Management Group Meeting Notes

The attached letter was issued to Mr. Thomas Smith as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chief of Operations and Regulatory Division, Directorate of Civil Works on June 28, 2019 by the Big River Coalition.  The letter documents a…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7919

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7919 Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7119.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited by long-term high river stages (historic flood…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 7919

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Tuesday, July 9, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 7819

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Monday, July 8, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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NOAA HSRP mtg Announcement to Share: Aug 27-29, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Please accept this Save the Dates notice of an upcoming meeting of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Federal Advisory Committee the Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP).  The daily meetings are open to the public and will be hosted…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 7719

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Sunday, July 7, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 7519

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Friday, July 5, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet Carré…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 7219

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Tuesday, July 2, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7119

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7119 LMR Dredging Update 7119.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited by long-term high river stages (historic flood event and precipitation…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 62819

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Friday, June 28, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62819

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62819 LMR Dredging Update 62819.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited by long-term high river stages (historic flood event and precipitation…

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