South Lafourche Levee



Without flood control, nothing else matters
--Windell Curole 


Our Goal is... provide, within our district, the highest possible level of protection from flooding due to high tides, heavy rain falls, tropical storms and hurricanes for the safety and well being of the community of South Lafourche.

  • Larose Floodgate - Closed March 30-31 & Apr 1, 2015
  • Leon Theriot Lock - Closed March 31st and April 1st 
- updated 3/30/2015, 9:00a -
Upcoming Office Closures 2015:  


            • APR 2-3:  Good Friday - Beginning 11:30a Thursday, Apr 2nd and all day Friday, Apr 3rd
            • May 25:  Memorial Day, May 25th


Please note that our office closes at 11:30a each Friday.  Therefore any holiday that falls on Friday will be split between Thursday and Friday. 


For a complete list of 2015 State Employee holidays, click here.

Articles of Interest
And What About Hurricanes? by Windell Curole
Check our News and Events and Papers by Windell Curole sections for more.

Marsh Creation Project
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The photo to the left is an aerial of the project in the planning stage.  The drone video shows how much growth has filled in and spread beyond the actual planned area.


Marsh Project Video 


National Flood Insurance Program

Download hurricane preparedness information including guides, maps and more from Bounce Energy.

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Levee Elevations Map
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The dotted lines are the design elevations of 2011. The gray line is the elevation of 2012 and the red line is today's elevation (2014). We have made significant improvements over the past few years and we want to thank the community for their continued support.