Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Louisiana – It’s alive! Louisiana coastal project combines concrete breakwaters, oysters...

Louisiana – It’s alive! Louisiana coastal project combines concrete breakwaters, oysters

Sep 20, 2016 04:07 am | Coastal News Today



Louisiana - It's alive! Louisiana coastal project combines concrete breakwaters, oystersContractors for the state are close to wrapping up work on a demonstration project for a "living shoreline" - a combination of concrete breakwaters and oyster reefs intended to fight wave erosion. "We need to try to do something," said St. Bernard Parish Councilman Manuel Montelongo. "We're losing land at an alarming rate." The state is trying the unconventional on a 3.1 mile demonstration project in Breton Sound extending from Eloi Point toward Bayou la Loutre. Workers are m... Read more..