We propose to construct a solar power Sediment Capture Syphon Barge that will capture sediment to build a levy enclosure around open salt water where there was once land. Then the Tide Pump system will later be constructed to pump out the enclosure and bring back dry land.
Lake Maurepas is located halfway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge and directly west of Lake Pontchartrain. The project site is a land bridge that, if compromised, would allow saltwater intrusion that will spoil the rich habitat of Maurepas. The project will rebuild an historic Cypress swamp located on a narrow strip of land located […]