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Video shows Aquadam set up around Champagne's

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Posted at 6:41 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 20:26:50-04

Video from Erath shows an Aquadam being set up around Champagne's Supermarket ahead of Hurricane Laura.

An Aquadam is a barrier that can go around a home or business that diverts water from entering the structure. Some residents used the barriers during the flooding in 2016.

Aquadam at Champagne's in Erath_Erica Menard Racca

Video courtesy Erica Menard Racca

Some portions of Vermilion Parish are under a mandatory evacuation, including South Erath, ahead of Laura.

Find the latest information on Laura here.

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