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Press Releases

2910, 2018

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’, [...]

2910, 2018

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 [...]

910, 2018

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 [...]

309, 2018

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 [...]

309, 2018

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 [...]

2607, 2018

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 [...]