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Bayou Teche Flood Structure is Complete

The St. Mary Levee District has announced that they new Bayou Teche Flood Control Structure is complete and fully functional. It was closed on Friday, May 21, in anticipation of a 2’ to 3’ storm surge from the tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico.

The levee district says this is one more piece to the puzzle for a complete system of protection from the Wax Lake Outlet to the Charenton Canal. You may www.smld.org for more information.

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