Mississippians are being encouraged to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project. The public will have the opportunity to submit comments on the statement until November 30, 2020.

To submit a comment through your smart phone, text PUMPS to 50457. A link will be texted to you that will lead to a submission page to fill out your information and submit a comment with the option to add a personalized message if you wish.
To submit a comment via website for tablets or computers, visit www.forgottenbackwaterflood.com where a digital submission form can be found.
To submit a comment via email,  email your comment directly to YazooBackwater@usace.army.mil.
To mail a comment or personalized letter, mail it to the following address.
District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Vicksburg District­
4155 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39138-3435
To mail a postcard (similar to the first comment period), visit one of the following locations beginning October 22:
  • Valley Park Elevator, Valley Park, MS
  • Toney’s Grill, Vicksburg, MS
  • Lo-Sto, Eagle Lake, MS
  • Yore Store, Eagle Lake, MS
  • Mississippi Ag, Rolling Fork, MS
  • Chuck’s, Rolling Fork, MS
  • Mississippi Levee Board, Greenville, MS
  • Delta Council, Stoneville, MS