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WHERE IS THE SALTWATER WEDGE NOW?

 

DATE OF MEASUREMENT

 6 August 2014


TOE OF WEDGE ESTIMATED LOCATION

Below Head of Passes

 

DATE AND LOCATION OF LAST FIELD MEASUREMENT

18 Sep 2013

River Mile 29 AHP

 

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River Miles Above Head of Passes (A.H.P.)
in the Mississippi River

NOTE: Historical data indicate that surface water quality will exceed the Environmental Protection Agency public water supply standard of 250 ppm chloride approximately 15 to 25 miles downstream of the wedge toe.

The POC for this page:
Hydraulics and Hydrologic Branch
CEMVN-ED-H

New Orleans, LA 70160
MVNHydraulics@usace.army.mil

Updated   6 August 2014