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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.[...]

May 13th, 2022|

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[...]

May 11th, 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.[...] 

May 6th, 2022|

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. [...] 

September 10th, 2021|

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). [...] 

August 30th, 2021|

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. [...] 

August 29th, 2021|

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. [...] 

August 28th, 2021|

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. [...] 

August 27th, 2021|
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