Waterways Branch
Eighth Coast Guard District
500 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 671-2107




Waterways Branch (dpw)


Manage, influence and provide access to a safe, secure, efficient and environmentally sound waterways system.


Minimize disruptions to the movement of goods and people, while maximizing recreational enjoyment and environmentally sound use of navigable waters, all while maintaining robust waterway restoration capabilities when disruptions occur.


Private Aids to Navigation: 

For Private Aid to Navigation inquiries please contact us at: (504)-671-2328 or via e-mail at d8OANpaton@uscg.mil