Composite Environmental Statement for Operations and Maintenance of Four Projects in the Mermentau Basin, Louisiana.
ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT NEW ORLEANS LA
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This project provides for maintenance dredging of a 3,000-square foot flood control channel in the Mermentau River from Grand Lake to the northern end of Lower Mud Lake, a distance of 18 miles maintenance dredging of a 3,000-square foot flood control channel in the Inland Waterway between Grand Lake and White Lake, a distance of 6.5 miles maintenance dredging of a 3,000-square foot flood control channel in the Inland Waterway between White Lake and Vermilion Bay, a distance of 12 miles maintenance dredging of a 6- by 60-foot navigation channel in the North Prong of Schooner Bayou, a total distance of 5 miles maintenance dredging of a 5- by 40-foot navigation channel from White Lake to Pecan Island, a distance of 2 miles and operation and maintenance of two water control structures at Catfish Point and Schooner Bayou. Environmental impacts result from a disposal of dredged materials, and b operation and maintenance of the barrier structures during rice irrigation season to prevent saltwater intrusion into the upper river and Grand and White Lakes.
- Civil Engineering