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  • August 9, 2018

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast: Arcadis Resiliency Expert Discusses Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan

Highlands Ranch, Colo., August 9, 2018 – Engineers are working to help reconnect the Mississippi River to Louisiana’s sediment-starved wetlands in an effort to rebuild some of the land that is disappearing at a rate of almost 11,000 acres a year—or roughly a football field an hour.

Arcadis works with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) on the state’s coastal resiliency master plan, an integrated restoration and flood protection approach that incorporates 124 projects and aims to create 800 square miles of land. Arcadis expert Brett McMann contributes to this deep dive article discussing the unprecedented effort.

Read the full article here in Engineering News-Record.

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