FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY TO CUT THE RIBBON ON NEW POLICE COMPLEX

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

FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY TO CUT THE RIBBON ON NEW POLICE COMPLEX2018-12-07T12:07:03+00:00

SLFPA Projects Postponed Due To Rising River Levels

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 [...]

SLFPA Projects Postponed Due To Rising River Levels2018-10-29T12:31:02+00:00

Joint Drainage Exercise Proves Successful

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 [...]

Joint Drainage Exercise Proves Successful2018-10-29T12:25:19+00:00

Hurricane Michael Update; More Flood Gates to Close

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

Hurricane Michael Update; More Flood Gates to Close2018-10-09T15:57:49+00:00

Flood Protection Authority To Close Several Flood Gates Due To T.S. Michael

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 [...]

Flood Protection Authority To Close Several Flood Gates Due To T.S. Michael2018-10-09T15:55:42+00:00

Flood Protection Authority Hires New Public Information Director

New Orleans, LA – Today the Southeast Flood Protection Authority East announced Antwan Harris as the new Public Information Director of the agency. “He is a hard working individual that will bring much needed value and expertise to our agency,” said Chief Administrative Officer, Derek Boese. READ MORE

Flood Protection Authority Hires New Public Information Director2018-10-09T15:53:00+00:00

Tropical Storm Gordon Update Number 2

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 [...]

Tropical Storm Gordon Update Number 22018-09-03T16:59:42+00:00

Preparing for Tropical Storm Gordon

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 [...]

Preparing for Tropical Storm Gordon2018-09-03T13:00:03+00:00

Corps Risk Classification

The Corps classifies risk based on Performance, Hazards and Consequences. The East Bank system is expected to continue to perform as designed due to superior design and construction, as well as constant inspections and oversight on a daily basis. READ MORE

Corps Risk Classification2018-07-26T11:26:17+00:00