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Leaders want to talk about Bayou Manchac flooding

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Posted: Apr 1, 2013 9:47 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Apr 1, 2013 9:47 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: bayou, manchac, flooding, ascension

GONZALES- Leaders in Ascension Parish want to discuss flooding concerns with leaders of the two other parishes along Bayou Manchac.

The bayou, a natural drainage canal for Ascension, East Baton Rouge, and Iberville Parishes, is known to flood. Most recently, in January, backwater flooding caused problems in Ascension Parish.

At a drainage meeting in Ascension Parish Monday night, leaders asked that a meeting be set-up among the three parishes with-in the next few months to discuss possible resolutions to the waterflow issues.
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