Calcasieu River now open to recreational boating - FOX29 Lake Charles

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Calcasieu River now open to recreational boating

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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The Calcasieu River is now open to recreational boating. Calcasieu Parish boat launches have also reopened.

The parish lifted emergency restrictions at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

OHSEP instituted a state of emergency on April 8, 2017 due to rising water levels from recent heavy rains.

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