St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Mississippi River Levee Update 2

Mississippi River Levee Update 2

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 5:15 pm
 
Please be advised, there have been no major changes in the status of the Mississippi River water levels.  The Reserve Gage read 23.6 feet at 7:00 am this morning.  Please note, St. John the Baptist Parish is still in the monitoring stages at this time and is continuing to communicate with the Ponchatrain Levee District, the Lafourche Basin Levee District, and the US Corps of Engineers. The current forecast does NOT expect flooding in residential areas.
 
As changes occur, updates will be available on www.sjbparish.com and Channel 15.
 
As a REMINDER the US Corps of Engineers is restricting all digging activities, driving on the river levees, biking and walking .  

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