USA: Corps to Host Meeting on Mississippi River Hydrodynamic Study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd to provide a status update on the Louisiana Coastal Area – Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study.
This important study, authorized under Section 7003 of the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) 2007, was initiated in August 2011 with the goal to use Mississippi River resources (freshwater and sediment/nutrients) to restore and sustain a healthy coastal ecosystem, while balancing river services.
The public meeting will include both a Technical Session during the day, as well as a Presentation and Open House Session in the evening. Both sessions will cover topics such as an Overview of the Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management Study, Geomorphic Analysis, 1-D Modeling, Multi-Dimensional Analysis, as well as Data Collection and Management.
Press Release, October 21, 2013