South Lafourche Levee

District

 

Without flood control, nothing else matters
--Windell Curole 
 

 

Our Goal is...

...to 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.

 
Upcoming Office Closures 2015:  

 

            • FEB:  Mardi Gras Day - Tuesday, Feb 17th 
            • APR:  Good Friday - Beginning 11:30a Thursday, Apr 2nd and all day Friday, Apr 3rd

 

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.

 
For immediate assistance during this closure, please contact the

Lock Master:  (985) 475-6233

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 

 

New Article:  And What About Hurricanes? by Windell Curole

National Flood Insurance Program
Get the lastest on FLOODGATE and LOCK CLOSURES
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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.