Report: Study looks at possible effects of dredging Vermilion

High water halts boat traffic on Bayou Vermilion
Posted at 11:08 PM, Jul 11, 2019

LAFAYETTE — Studies are under way to determine the impacts of dredging the Vermilion River, according to a report by The Advocate,

Dredging supporters say deepening the river would increase its capacity to handle heavy rains and allow more boat traffic. Opponents worry dredging would allow saltwater intrusion from the Gulf of Mexico.

To read The Advocate's story, click here.