New Orleans, LA – Today leadership at the Flood Protection Authority announces the East Jefferson Levee District Police Department and the Orleans Levee District Police Department will participate in the Click-It or Ticket program through the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) from May 20 - June 2, 2019. This program helps educate the public about [...]
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New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Humphreys who will serve as the new Director of Engineering. “Chris comes to us with a wealth of experience including an engineering... READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority has special waiver permits available for businesses and contractors wishing to operate on the levee system while under the State of Louisiana Emergency Declaration. READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – Please be advised Lakeshore Drive from Franklin Av. to Sen. Ted Hickey Bridge is closed due to high water. This is due in part to gusty winds. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are currently in the 30s and lower 40s and brisk north winds have yielded wind chill readings... [...]
New Orleans, LA – “Bob has a wealth of knowledge that will help further the good work of the Sewerage and Water Board (SWBNO). We will certainly miss his wisdom and guidance, but I wish him nothing but success in this next chapter in life,” said Flood Protection Authority Board President, Joe Hassinger. Wednesday Mr. [...]
New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority – East would like to invite you to attend a ribbon cutting for the New Orleans Levee District Police Complex. The new facility is approx. 10,000 sq. and includes dispatch/communications, training room... READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – Due to high river levels, all Southeast Louisiana Projects along the Mississippi River will be suspended until water levels are lower. The Carrollton Gage is currently above 11.0’, therefore all work must stop until the Army Corps of Engineers notifies permit holders work can resume. READ MORE [...]
New Orleans, LA – “I am more confident in our flood protection system than ever before,” said Derek Boese, Chief Administrative Officer of the Flood Protection Authority East (FPA). “Our pump station performed to the gold standard it was designed for and we are very pleased with the results.” READ MORE [...]
New Orleans, LA – As we continue to monitor Hurricane Michael, the Flood Protection Authority East will close more gates around the Lakefront Marina beginning at 7:00 pm tonight. These actions are necessary in order to reduce the potential impacts of Hurricane Michael. READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – Beginning Monday, October, 8, 2018 the Flood Protection Authority East, which manages and operates the flood protection system in New Orleans, East Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parish, will begin closing a number of flood gates due to the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Michael. Working with our partners at the Port [...]