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2011 Mississippi River Flooding

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June 16, 2011: USACE continues monitoring water levels throughout the Mississippi River and Tributary System, providing flood fighting measures as needed. At the Bonnet Carre Spillway structure, USACE closed an additional 40 bays on June 15 for a total of 190/350 bays open currently. The current flow rate through the structure is 100,000 cfs. The last bay of the Morganza Floodway will remain open to assist in draining the forebay (area between the structure and the normal channel of the Mississippi River). Learn More >>

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  • This page last reviewed: October 05, 2011