Colorful cruise ships such as those that have plied European waters for many years are expected to soon be travelling waters of the Mississippi River right between the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish. […]
The St. Charles Parish water intakes on the Mississippi River were temporarily shut off last weekend as a precaution after an oil spill in Vacherie threatened to pollute drinking water downstream. […]
If water levels in the Mississippi River rise to 17 feet on May 17, as predicted by National Weather Service hydrologists, then the Bonnet Carre Spillway could be opened up for the first time since 2008.