BPF was featured in the Woodville Republican with a full page dedicated to Kelley Williams’ article on MS River Flooding.
BPF’s Q&A two part series on MS River Flooding
A report on the structure and operations plan for the Old River Control Structure authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1954 is to be submitted with opportunity for public input and stakeholder engagement, including public meetings.
The Mississippi River is usually low in the fall. But it reached 42 feet at Natchez this month and flooded unharvested crops. It has risen steadily since the 1950’s when the highest fall crest was 28 feet.
Drainage issues are important to the residents near Belhaven and Eubanks creeks in Jackson. They are hoping for a permanent solution after another flash flood hit their communities.
Can’t turtles and fish co-exist with One Lake? The threat of losing some of their habitat is being used to endanger the One Lake Project. Seems like a good idea to put the possible loss of some habitat in perspective with the $500 million loss from the 1979 Easter Flood (a billion today). And let...