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Levee inspections continue despite falling river levels

4 years 4 months 4 days ago Friday, August 07 2015 Aug 7, 2015 August 07, 2015 2:29 PM August 07, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - While officials continue to monitor levees along the Mississippi, the Army Corps said Friday, it has deactivated its Phase II flood inspections.

Water levels have dropped enough to warrant a downgrade, but monitoring will continue. Currently, the Corps said it maintains a Phase I observation level.

Phase I consists of local levee authorities watch levees. Inspections continue twice weekly until the river falls about three-and-a-half more feet.


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