Contractors make sure the gate closes behind Erath Middle School. Superintendent Jerome Puyau checks over the doors Monday morning.
This is a generator that sits on top of a diesel storage tank. On the side of the generator are pumps that will pump water away from Erath High and Erath Middle School.
Once there was a softball/football practice field behind the Erath High gym. Today, the land is now a large retention pond.
The Vermilion Parish school system is not taking chances when it comes to preparing for high waters in Vermilion Parish.
There are five schools with a flood protection wall around each school.
On Monday, the school system emergency plan kicked into effect and personnel were busying closing flood gates at each school.