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Your Flood Defense System
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Protecting the lakeshore
from storm surge since 1935
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Massive floodgates are closed
in advance of a hurricane
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Maintain and Repair Mississippi River Levees
and Flood Walls
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Block storm surge
and pump out rainwater
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OUR PURPOSE AND MISSION

Our mission is to ensure the physical and operational integrity of the regional flood risk management system in southeastern Louisiana as a defense against floods and storm surge from hurricanes.

We accomplish this mission by working with local, regional, state, and federal partners to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain projects that will reduce the probability and risk of flooding for the residents and businesses within our jurisdiction

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OUR PURPOSE AND MISSION

Our mission is to ensure the physical and operational integrity of the regional flood risk management system in southeastern Louisiana as a defense against floods and storm surge from hurricanes.

We accomplish this mission by working with local, regional, state, and federal partners to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain projects that will reduce the probability and risk of flooding for the residents and businesses within our jurisdiction.

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The Flood Protection Authority’s flood defense system is one of the strongest and largest in the world.
It significantly diminishes the risk of flooding for over 1 million residents in the New Orleans Metropolitan area.

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Join us in protecting your homes, families and businesses by
being prepared before a major storm approaches.
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