BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A hotline and web resources dedicated to the American Rescue Plan Drainage Initiative have been launched, according to Mayor Broome’s office.

“The American Rescue Plan Drainage Initiative Dashboard is part of my ongoing commitment to public transparency and open data,” said Mayor Broome. “This dashboard features detailed information on drainage requests made through 311, the status of each request, total projects sorted by repair type and status, and other visualizations.”

To see the dashboard, click here. Residents can call the hotline at 225-588-5678 or email

The City-Parish says 12 million pounds of debris from 41 miles of drain pipes have been removed since June 2021 — all funded by American Rescue Plan dollars. Officials said 20,000 cubic yards of debris have been cleared from Bayou Manchac and repairs to drainage structures have been made to 38 cave-in/sinkholes, 48 catch basins, 30 pipes and one concrete-lined canal.