1:05 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, June 9 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing pumping on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm), 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm), 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70), 57 (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)

- Retrofitting geoprobe equipment in preparation for monthly pressure monitoring

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

- Conducting daily berm inspections

- Conducting depth log on Oxy 3 (working from Oxy 9 well pad)

- Reworking piping to connect to new holding tanks at sinkhole inflows

- Building up ORW 57 access road

11:05 a.m. NO WAKE ZONE – STILL IN EFFECT

The Emergency Declaration for ‘No Wake’ Zones due to the high waters will REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This declaration stands throughout the approaching weekend. Waterways included in this declaration include:  

  • Bayou Corne
  • Pierre Part Bay
  • Bayou Drive Elevation Bridge
  • Belle River
  • 4-Mile Bayou
  • Bayou Gannevail
  • Bayou Crab
  • Bayou Tranquille
  • Lake Verret Park Estates Canal
  • T-Bayou
  • Pierre Part Bay along East Drive
  • Grand Bayou

3:15 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Wednesday, June 4 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections 

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing pumping on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm), 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm), 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70), 57 (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)

- Installing wellheads on PMWs 04, 07, 15, 17, 20

- Installing transducers on PMWs 04 and 07

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

- Conducting daily berm inspections

3:00 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, June 2 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing pumping on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm) and 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70)

- Checking pumps on ORWs 4 and 15

- Developing PMW 15

- Doing surface completion on PMW 04

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

- Conducting daily berm inspections

- Placing limestone on berm between Oxy 9 and Oxy 10 well pads 

11:00 a.m. NO WAKE ZONE NOTICE, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

The Police Jury President has declared an Emergency Declaration for ‘No Wake’ Zones due to the high waters for the following areas: 

  • Bayou Corne
  • Pierre Part Bay
  • Bayou Drive Elevation Bridge
  • Belle River
  • 4-Mile Bayou
  • Bayou Gannevail
  • Bayou Crab
  • Bayou Tranquille
  • Lake Verret Park Estates Canal
  • T-Bayou
  • Pierre Part Bay along East Drive
  • Grand Bayou

10:50 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, May 29 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3. 

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing pumping on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm) and 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70)

- Changing pump on ORW 14 (Oxy 9 well pad)

- Drilling and coring PMW 15

- Doing surface completion on PMW 04

- Installing CPT 139 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street)

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

- Conducting daily berm inspections

- Placing rock at road entrance to ORW 57 (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)

- Placing rock over culverts on access road to ORW area west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70