Seabrook Boat Launch

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Seabrook Boat Launch is a small launch with great fishing. The launch is located on the lake side of Leon C. Simon Drive and Hayne Boulevard where they meet Lakeshore Drive. The bridge is operated by the Orleans Levee District.

The Seabrook launch features three high-water and two low-water back downs, all said to be in good shape and used daily. There is still a need for an estimated $75,000 to $100,000 worth of work to repair a broken cap atop one of two breakwaters, but since both are fenced, posted and not available to the public, the damage doesn’t stop use of the pier and launch.

This area is a popular trout fishing location, where the Intracoastal Waterway, which empties into the lake under the bridge, allows for some of the area's strongest tidal currents.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on March 12th, 2019. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Seabrook Boat Launch is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) monitors water quality at sites in the Lake Pontchartrain region. Sampling is conducted year-round, and samples are usually collected on Tuesdays and reported Fridays. In the event of severe weather or holiday, samples may be collected on Wednesdays. Samples are not collected for the week of Christmas nor Mardi Gras.

Water samples are analysed at all sites for or Fecal coliform and Enterococcus. Water physiochemical parameters are also collected as field measurements (Dissolved Oxygen (DO), water temperature, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), conductivity, and salinity (parts per thousand). Full weekly results can be reviewed at: https://saveourlake.org/lpbf-programs/water-quality/weekly-data-report/

A location will be marked Green when the following conditions are met:

For all sampling sites, no more than 25 percent of the total samples collected on a monthly or near-monthly basis shall exceed a fecal coliform density of 2,000/100 mL, from Nov 1 to April 30; or

For the period of May 1 to October 31st, fecal coliform will be used and no more than 25 percent of the total samples collected on a monthly or near-monthly basis shall exceed a fecal coliform density of 400 colonies/100 mL.

A location will be marked Red when the following conditions are met:

When sampling locations exceed a fecal coliform density of 2,000/100 mL, from Nov 1 to April 30; or

When a fecal coliform sample density exceeds 400 colonies/100mL from May 1 to October 31.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Seabrook Boat Launch

New Orleans, Louisiana

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on March 12th, 2019. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

The Seabrook Boat Launch is a small launch with great fishing. The launch is located on the lake side of Leon C. Simon Drive and Hayne Boulevard where they meet Lakeshore Drive. The bridge is operated by the Orleans Levee District.

The Seabrook launch features three high-water and two low-water back downs, all said to be in good shape and used daily. There is still a need for an estimated $75,000 to $100,000 worth of work to repair a broken cap atop one of two breakwaters, but since both are fenced, posted and not available to the public, the damage doesn’t stop use of the pier and launch.

This area is a popular trout fishing location, where the Intracoastal Waterway, which empties into the lake under the bridge, allows for some of the area's strongest tidal currents.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Seabrook Boat Launch is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) monitors water quality at sites in the Lake Pontchartrain region. Sampling is conducted year-round, and samples are usually collected on Tuesdays and reported Fridays. In the event of severe weather or holiday, samples may be collected on Wednesdays. Samples are not collected for the week of Christmas nor Mardi Gras.

Water samples are analysed at all sites for or Fecal coliform and Enterococcus. Water physiochemical parameters are also collected as field measurements (Dissolved Oxygen (DO), water temperature, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), conductivity, and salinity (parts per thousand). Full weekly results can be reviewed at: https://saveourlake.org/lpbf-programs/water-quality/weekly-data-report/

A location will be marked Green when the following conditions are met:

For all sampling sites, no more than 25 percent of the total samples collected on a monthly or near-monthly basis shall exceed a fecal coliform density of 2,000/100 mL, from Nov 1 to April 30; or

For the period of May 1 to October 31st, fecal coliform will be used and no more than 25 percent of the total samples collected on a monthly or near-monthly basis shall exceed a fecal coliform density of 400 colonies/100 mL.

A location will be marked Red when the following conditions are met:

When sampling locations exceed a fecal coliform density of 2,000/100 mL, from Nov 1 to April 30; or

When a fecal coliform sample density exceeds 400 colonies/100mL from May 1 to October 31.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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