Senator Announces Plan to Help Yazoo Backwater Flooding

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde Smith announced an additional 46.5 million dollars will be allocated in US Army Corps of Engineers, funding to work on 27 projects including 7.5 million for efforts to address Yazoo backwater area flooding.

Hyde Smith released in a statement saying, "I am particularly pleased the army corps is dedicating funding to the Yazoo backwater area, which signals it understands the critical situation in the south delta."

Part of the plan includes operation and management to Mississippi rivers and tributaries, which includes more than one million dollars to Grenada Lake and 4 thousand dollars to Greenwood.

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