The Greater New Orleans region is
home to a diverse and unique economy:
one of the largest ports in the nation
tourism and conventions
energy industry • corporate and small businesses • professional and technical services
cultural arts and entertainment • culinary arts • film and digital media
Really, the list goes on and on.
The Flood Protection Authority – East understands that operating and maintaining the flood defense system is vital to the prosperity of East Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes. In fact, protecting the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan area is critical to the economy of the entire nation.