Oh we live on the water by the way

In case you forget that the reason for the city to exist is for access to the mightiest of our hemisphere’s rivers, Big Muddy will remind us later this month.
The water should crest less than a few feet from the top of the French Quarter’s/Uptown’s levees in about 2 weeks. This is a map that shows where the water will go when they open the Morganza Spillway . Both spillways (Bonnet Carre opened today) are opened to relieve pressure on our levees and will result in loss of farmland and fish this year with the intrusion of fresh water into the brackish water.

About DW

New Orleans resident, writer, activist. Public market consultant.

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