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Pumping station activated Wednesday morning in Ascension Parish

2 weeks 3 hours 39 minutes ago Wednesday, October 04 2017 Oct 4, 2017 October 04, 2017 8:23 AM October 04, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: AE Stevenson

ASCENSION PARISH - The pumps are now activated as of early Wednesday morning in Ascension Parish to help lower the water levels throughout the parish.

According to Parish President Kenny Matassa, the Marvin Braud Pumping Station will be on until further notice as a precaution.

On Tuesday, Ascension Parish Commission closed all inland waterways to recreational use. The parish drainage crews have been placed on alert as a result of the pumping station being activated.

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