Spillways and Floodways

Why do we open the spillway and what does it affect? Update Click to hear it straight from our scientist Picture of a previous Bonnet Carre Spillway opening courtesy of the Army Corps of Engineers. Update President Trump has approved a federal disaster declaration for the state of Louisiana flood fight. Disastrous flooding farther north along…

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Bonnet Carre Spillway Explained

Why do we open the spillway and what does it affect? Click to hear it straight from our scientist Picture of a previous Bonnet Carre Spillway opening courtesy of the Army Corps of Engineers. Army Corps to open Bonnet Carre Spillway beginning Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/eCnmUSi16B— Jennifer Crockett (@CrockettWDSU) February 25, 2019 This week, the Army Corps of…

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