Water Pumps Begin Draining Floodwater from Rigolette

waterpumpsResidents in the Rigolette community could be getting some relief from the floodwater soon.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness has provided pumps to help move water out of areas that are still flooded. The four pumps began working yesterday morning, each pump moves about 30,000 gallons of water per minute.

The gates on Rigolette are now open and officials believe the pumps will significantly expedite the process.

KLAX ABC 31 News 3/30/16