The Mississippi River is at flood stage and is expected to stay at this level for several days. But what does that mean? Why isn't there any flooding? How much does it help to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway?
Get the answers to these questions right from the source at The Lens' Breakfast with the Newsmakers event. Mike Park, Chief of Operations Division at the Army Corps of Engineers, will be our guest. His division handles navigation and operation of flood-control structures, as well as navigation on the river. Previously, he led Task Force Hope, the effort that oversaw the post-Katrina levee rebuilding program