Governor announces Bayou Lafourche, White Castle federally-funded projects

7 Aug 2021

Flood Mitigation, Latest News

The $2.1 million Bayou Lafourche pump project and the $2.56 million White Castle canal drainage improvement project are among the $34 million in federally-funded regional projects announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

The 13 flood risk reduction projects are part of the first round of local and regional projects and programs, according to a news release.

Steering committees for the state’s watershed regions recommended the projects for funding, which the Council on Watershed Management approved.

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