Engineering firm proposes plan for St. Tammany flood protection

MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - The mayor of Mandeville is asking an engineering firm to produce an executive summary to assist in his effort to get millions of dollars to improve flood protection.

GEC engineering has proposed a plan calling for $30 million in spending to achieve protection in moderate storms.

It remains to be seen how those efforts might dovetail with a soon to be created St. Tammany Parish Levee Board.

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