Tag: Bonnet Carre Spillway
  • Army Corps to start closing bays at Bonnet Carré Spillway April 13, 2020

    Based on the reduced flows in the Mississippi River at Red River Landing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began the closing process at Bonnet Carré Spillway today, April 13.
  • Corps to Operate Bonnet Carre’ Spillway

    Heavy rain in the Mississippi Valley and rising Mississippi River water stages and flow are prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway Friday, April 3, to keep the volume of Mississippi River flows at New Orleans from exceeding 1.25 million cubic feet per second (cfs). COVID-19: In accordance with the state and federal guidelines in response to COVID-19 this event will not be open to the public.
  • Corps to operate Bonnet Carré Spillway

    NEW ORLEANS – Increasing water levels as a result of heavy rain in the Mississippi and Ohio river valleys are prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate the Bonnet Carré Spillway to ensure safe passage of the Mississippi river through the greater New Orleans area.