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Virtual Public Information Meeting Announced for Yazoo Backwater Area Water Management Project Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District
Published July 8, 2024

VICKSBURG, Miss. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District invites the public to participate in an informational virtual public meeting regarding the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Yazoo Backwater Area Water Management Project. 
Meeting Details:
•        Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
•        Time: 6:00 PM (central) 
•        Location: Virtual Meeting
•        Meeting Link: Please visit https://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/Missions/Programs-and-Project-Management/Yazoo-Backwater/  for virtual meeting link. 

The public meeting will provide an overview of the DEIS and its findings, and participants may submit comments via the chat function. The public’s input is crucial in shaping the final Environmental Impact Statement. 

In-person meetings are also planned and information will be announced as soon as details are finalized. For more information about the meetings, the Yazoo Backwater project, and the DEIS, visit https://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/Missions/Programs-and-Project-Management/Yazoo-Backwater/ 

About the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is responsible for providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen our nation's security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters. The district encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana.


Christi Kilroy

Release no. 24-024