New Orleans, LA – In preparation of potential storm in the Gulf of Mexico, leadership of the Flood Protection Authority East closed several gates within the flood protection system. A total of 10 railroad or roadway gates, 12 maintenance gates and 8 valves are closed as high tides and surge are the primary impacts. According [...]
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NEW MILLAGE RATES 10-17 New Orleans, LA – The Board of Commissioners of the Flood Protection Authority East unanimously voted to set the millage rate for the Orleans Levee District at 10.2 mills for the 2020 tax season. The previous rate was set at 12.28 mills which generated about $43,877,000. The new rate will generate [...]
As of 5pm CST, 3 September 2018. The Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to prepare for Tropical Storm Gordon. The FPA has closed 38 floodgates and 13 valve gates in Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes, and the concrete barge gate on the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier. We have also closed the Bayou Bienvenue [...]
The Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to prepare for Tropical Storm Gordon. As of noon today, the FPA has closed 21 floodgates, 9 valve gates and the concrete barge gate on the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier. These gates are all in Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes, primarily along the Industrial Canal and susceptible [...]