Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

Diversion Expert Panel Report #3

Author(s): The Water Institute of the Gulf

The Expert Panel on Diversion Planning and Implementation met for a third time from October 27 to October 29, 2014 to provide expert advice to the state on issues pertaining to river diversions. The recommendations included in this report provide additional details and specifics regarding the Panel’s previous sets of recommendations, specifically focusing on the need for in-depth peer review of each technical element, whether in the modeling work, the monitoring program or in the socio-economic studies, in order to ensure that conclusions drawn from the technical analyses are well supported.