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Mandeville City Council members push for lakefront flood barrier

January 7, 2014

Two Mandeville City Council members are ramping up the pressure on City Hall to purchase a removable barrier to help block storm surges along the city’s flood-prone lakefront. Rick Danielson and Ernest Burguieres issued a statement this week calling on Mayor Donald Villere’s administration to consider investing public funds on a product called Aquafence, a portable barrier that can be erected quickly as a storm approaches.