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No Wake Zone declared for Lower St. Martin Parish due to high water

Calcasieu River closes to recreational boat traffic due to flooding
Posted at 10:04 AM, Apr 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 11:04:13-04

The St. Martin Parish Government has declared a No Wake Zone for Lower St. Martin Parish.

This includes the Stephensville and Belle River areas.

The No Wake Zone will be effective immediately, on Wednesday, April 14, until further notice as per an Executive Order by Parish President, Chester Cedars.

Officials say the water level is high and that boaters traveling at a high rate of speed have the potential to throw additional water into the yards and homes along the bayou.

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