Category Archives: Structural Flood Control

OLD RIVER CONTROL STRUCTURE


Now that the Morganza Spillway will be opened up over the next few days (intention is diversion of a portion of the raging Mississippi River from the Main STEM channel) eyes will be turning from that structure about 140 river … Continue reading

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The Morganza Spillway


The key to the battle¬† for flooding control in 2011 on the mainstem Mississippi is now the Morganza Spillway!¬† From Wikipedia: Morganza Spillway From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Morganza Spillway was first opened in 1973, not to control flooding, … Continue reading

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