New Orleans, LA – Leadership of the Flood Protection Authority will begin closing complex structures today due to the projected wind conditions of Tropical Storm Barry. The Surge Barrier located in New Orleans East, will close at 6:00 PM today. Immediately following we will close the Seabrook Sector Gate located at the mouth of the [...]
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New Orleans, LA – In preparation of the potential impact of Invest 92L the Flood Protection Authority will take several measures to ensure to the safety and protection of the area. In accordance with our emergency operations procedures we are in the process of closing several flood gates and structures that will have an impact [...]
New Orleans, LA – For more than five years now, the Flood Protection Authority (FPA) has worked diligently to resolve Lake Borgne Basin Levee District’s unsustainable financial predicament while continuing to meet the Authority’s obligation to ensure the physical and operational integrity of the regional flood risk management system in St. Bernard, Orleans and East [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]