COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 19-Aug-2019

Brown Lake Hydrologic Restoration DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Brown Lake Hydrologic Restoration DEAUTHORIZED
PRIORITY LIST: 2 PROJECT NO: 0218 CWPPRA NO: CS-9 DNR NO: CS-09
PROJECT TYPE: Hydrologic Restoration NET ACRES BENEFITTED:
REGION: 4 BASIN: Calcasieu/Sabine PARISH: Cameron
LEAD AGENCY: NRCS
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA.

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION: 28-Mar-1994 ( Actual )    
DESIGN COMPLETION: 30-Nov-1999 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT10/13/2010 13-Mar-1997 ( Actual ) No: 26
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL: 24-Apr-1997 ( Actual )    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE: 13-Oct-2010      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 10/19/1992 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 3 Charles W. Boustany
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 25 Dan "Blade" Morrish
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 36 Chuck Kleckley

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COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 19-Aug-2019

Brown Lake Hydrologic Restoration DEAUTHORIZED

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The project will restore, to the extent possible, the natural hydrology of the area. A reduction in marsh loss and improved water conditions are expected to occur following project implementation. Long-term water management objectives will be directed towards maintaining a brackish marsh system. The project includes rebuilding the Alkali Ditch levee, utilizing dredge material from the Calcasieu River when available, water control structures and canal plugs.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 13-Apr-2010 )

Landowner support for the project has been withdrawn due to changes in project features therefore project team moved to deauthorize project. Task Force voted to approve deathorization in Fall 2009.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $1,097,828 , which includes $671,994 for construction first costs, and $425,834 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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