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False River closed to boaters

10 months ago May 29, 2014 May 29, 2014 Thursday, May 29 2014 Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:33:13 AM EDT in News
Source: Pointe Coupee Police Jury

POINTE COUPEE - False River has been closed to boaters due to high water.

The Pointe Coupee police jury made the decision because the water level has reached 18 feet, requiring the closure.

The river is still several feet from flood stage.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed off on a plan today to improve water quality in False River.  It is being funded by $1.5 million from the state.

The police jury now has to approve the project.

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