New Orleans, LA, District: Report of the Secretary of the Army on Civil Works Activities for FY 2011
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC
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This district comprises a portion of Louisiana that is embraced in drainage basins that are tributary to the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico, except the Mississippi River above mile 325.5 above Head of Passes AHP, the drainage area of Ouachita-Black River Basin, and small eastern and western portions of Louisiana that are tributary to Pearl River and Sabine River and Lake. The New Orleans District territory encompasses 30,000 square miles. It includes sections of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Lake Borgne Light 29 at the mouth of Pearl River to Sabine River, and the Passes of the Mississippi River. It exercises jurisdiction over flood control work on the Mississippi River from mile 325.5 AHP to the Gulf of Mexico the Atchafalaya River the Atchafalaya Basin and maintenance of the project navigation channel of the Mississippi River below mile 325.5 AHP, under supervision of the President, Mississippi River Commission MRC, and the Division Engineer, Mississippi Valley Division.
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