FPA-East Coastal and Technical Committee to Host Coastal Conference

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East Coastal and Technical Committee will host a coastal conference Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.[...]

By |2022-05-17T13:17:14+00:00May 13th, 2022|Press Release|Comments Off on FPA-East Coastal and Technical Committee to Host Coastal Conference

Jefferson Parish Millage Hearing May 2022

New Orleans, LA –[...] Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East[...]

By |2022-05-11T15:46:49+00:00May 11th, 2022|Press Release|Comments Off on Jefferson Parish Millage Hearing May 2022

Large Crowds Expected on Lakeshore Drive for Mother’s Day Weekend

New Orleans, LA – Mother’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for the New Orlean’s Lakefront.[...] 

By |2022-05-11T15:46:26+00:00May 6th, 2022|Press Release|Comments Off on Large Crowds Expected on Lakeshore Drive for Mother’s Day Weekend

FPA-East Hosts First Annual Job Fair

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA-East) will be hosting its first annual job fair on April 5th from 10 AM til 3 PM at the Franklin Office, 6920 Franklin Ave. in New Orleans. [...] 

By |2022-03-29T18:56:48+00:00September 10th, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on FPA-East Hosts First Annual Job Fair

FPA-East Update Regarding Hurricane Ida

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East can confirm there were no levee breaches or overtopping within the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). [...] 

By |2021-09-01T14:58:21+00:00August 30th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on FPA-East Update Regarding Hurricane Ida

FPA-East Prepared for Hurricane Ida Landfall

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) has closed all gates, including the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier, as of last night. The Permanent Canal Closure and Pumps stations are all operating and pumping. The entire Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) is currently closed. [...] 

By |2021-08-29T16:39:16+00:00August 29th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on FPA-East Prepared for Hurricane Ida Landfall

Hurricane Ida Update

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to prepare for Hurricane Ida. Ida is expected to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the coast of Louisiana on Sunday with a possibility of life-threatening storm surge inundation and potentially catastrophic wind damage. The FPA closed 27 gates on Friday, with a total of 51 closed by the end of the week. [...] 

By |2021-08-28T19:47:38+00:00August 28th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Hurricane Ida Update

Tropical Storm Ida Update

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ida. Ida is expected to be a dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday with a risk of life-threatening storm surge inundation and potentially devastating wind damage. The FPA closed a total of 24 gates yesterday, August 26th, in preparation for the storm. [...] 

By |2021-08-27T16:46:56+00:00August 27th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Tropical Storm Ida Update

Flood Protection Authority – East Prepares for Tropical Depression Nine

New Orleans, LA – In preparation for a potential storm entering the Gulf of Mexico, leadership at the Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) is closing several gates within the flood protection system. A total of 21 gates will be closed today, August 26th. Today’s closures will not impact roads, railways, or businesses. According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Depression Nine continues to increase in strength and is expected to approach the northern Gulf Coast at, or near, major hurricane intensity on Sunday, August 29th [...] 

By |2021-08-26T21:17:03+00:00August 26th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Flood Protection Authority – East Prepares for Tropical Depression Nine

Orleans Parish Millage Rate Public Hearing

New Orleans, LA – Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority- East on behalf of the Orleans Levee District in Orleans Parish will be held at its regular meeting place at the Franklin Avenue Administrative Complex, Meeting Room 201, 6920 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at11:00 a.m. [...] 

By |2021-08-03T14:11:47+00:00July 8th, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on Orleans Parish Millage Rate Public Hearing
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