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West Bank levee authority approves interim agreement to manage West Closure Complex

December 17, 2014

The West Bank levee board added oversight of the world’s largest pump station to its responsibilities – temporarily – after signing off an agreement Wednesday (Dec. 17). The centerpiece of the West Bank’s hurricane protection system, the West Closure Complex in Belle Chasse is designed to protect thousands of structures from flooding in Algiers, Gretna, Terrytown, Harvey, Marrero and Belle Chasse.