Members of the Mississippi River Commission will
conduct their annual low water public meeting in Houma on Friday, August 23, aboard the
Motor Vessel Mississippi starting at 9:30 a.m., at the Cenac Towing Company
Dock, at mile 53 on the Houma Navigation Canal.
This will be the last of seven public meetings aboard the M/V Mississippi in
communities along the Mississippi River
. The low water inspection trip began
August 11 in St. Paul, Minn. Local citizens are given the opportunity to meet and
directly address their views to members of the Commission.
The inspection in Louisiana begins Thursday, August 22, with passage
through Old River Lock to reach the Atchafalaya River. The vessel docks at
Krotz Springs and Morgan City before arriving in Houma via the Gulf Intracoastal