Ascension drainage employees on full alert ahead of severe weather

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- In response to the massive amount of rain that has fallen of Ascension Parish this afternoon.

Parish President Clint Cointment has place all DPW Drainage employees on full alert to be ready to deal with high water issues. He also ordered all Parish pumping stations to be fully activated.

  • The Marvin Braud Pumping Station- which drains a major portion of east Ascension Parish
  • Sorrento
  • Henderson Bayou
  • Fish Bayou
  • Frog Bayou

President Cointment urges all residents to be cautious in this weather, particularly whole driving, and to remain vigilant about water levels near their homes.

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