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The City of Slidell, located in Southeastern Louisiana just north of New Orleans, is making progress on repairs to their sewer infrastructure. The Schneider Canal drainage basin infrastructure project will rehabilitate streets, sidewalks, sewer lines and the storm drain system throughout the basin. FEMA has...

Areas of Louisiana have been experiencing torrential rain and coastal flooding.  More than 20 inches of rain fell in the hardest-hit places. Major flooding caused a state of emergency for the entire state and sent the National Guard to help with water rescues. Schools were...

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are building new canals as part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA). The entire project, estimated to take two years to complete, will run from Fontainebleau Drive...

Estuaries are places where rivers meet the sea and may be defined as areas where saltwater is measurably diluted with fresh water. On average, estuaries are biologically more productive than either the adjacent river or the sea because they have a special kind of water...

New Orleans is embarking on a drainage initiative called the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Program (SELA) for the Napoleon Canal. This will be accomplished by constructing new pumping stations and better drainage canals throughout the city.  Each canal will be 19 feet wide by 13 feet...