Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion (IMAGE) Indiana University Caption The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will release sediment and water from the Mississippi River into the adjacent Barataria Basin. Credit Photo courtesy of European Space Agency, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms. License CC BY-SA Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.