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Caernarvon and Davis Pond Diversions

2017 Operational Plans:

Caernarvon Operational Plan

Davis Pond Operational Plan

To Comment on the 2017 Operations Plans please email us at: FWDOperations@la.gov.

Operations Status Update:

Caernarvon:

 

10-03-2017: The Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion remains off. 

07-12-2017: The Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion remains off. 

06-20-2017: Davis Pond and Caernarvon Freshwater Diversions are closed due to the Tropical Storm Warning for the Louisiana Coastal Area. Both Diversions shall remain closed until the threat of flooding has passed.  

05-08-2017: Caernarvon Diversion remains off.

04-13-2017: Caernarvon Diversion is off.

04-5-2017: Caernarvon Diversion gates are set to achieve an output of 2000 cfs at the current river stage.  The gates will remain at these height settings, allowing output to vary proportionately with the river stage.

Caernarvon Discharge

Davis Pond:

10-03-2017: The Davis Pond Diversion is off due to a Coastal Flood Advisory. Discharge will return to the 1000 cfs minimum upon advisory expiration.

07-12-2017: The Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion is operating at the 1000 cfs minimum.

06-20-2017: Davis Pond and Caernarvon Freshwater Diversions are closed due to the Tropical Storm Warning for the Louisiana Coastal Area. Both Diversions shall remain closed until the threat of flooding has passed.

05-08-2017: Davis Pond Diversion remains at the 1000 cfs minimum. 

04-13-2017: Davis Pond Diversion is set at the 1000 cfs minimum.

04-5-2017: Davis Pond Diversion gates are set to achieve an output of 3000 cfs at the current river stage.  The gates will remain at these height settings, allowing output to vary proportionately with the river stage. 

 

Davis Pond Discharge

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Caernarvon Overview Information

The project was authorized on October 27, 1965, by Public Law 89-298, of the 89th Congress, 1st Session. It is near Braithwaite, Louisiana, on the left descending bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish at mile 81.5.

Advisory Committee

Technical Working Group

2015 CIAC Presentation

2014 CIAC Presentation

Moving Averages

Davis Pond Overview Information

The project was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1965, the Water Resources Development Act of 1974, and the Water Resources Development Act of 1986.  It is near Luling, Louisiana, on the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Charles Parish at mile 118.4 AHP.

Advisory Committee

Technical Working Group

2015 DPAC Presentation

2014 DPAC Presentation

Moving Averages