Protecting People, Property and Our Way of Life

Developmental Phase



Project Name: West Choupic Storm Water Protection

Budget Value: $11,981,000.000

Project Area: Choupic

Description: The broadly defined project would include the completion of levees with gated culverts along Bayou Onion, Grand Bayou and other area canals to prevent storm water from entering the area. The project would also likely include a pump to remove rain water during high water events.


Project Name: Bayou Bouef School FD

Budget Value: $682,715.000

Project Area: Lake Bouef Watershed

Description: Proposed improvements would include re-capping and re-shaping the entire ring levee, heightening the road embankment along Hwy 307 and Torres St., adding an additional small pump station, internal channel and culvert improvements and making improvements at the existing pump station.


Project Name: Lake Bouef Watershed Backwater

Budget Value: TBD

Project Area: Lake Bouef Watershed

Description: Broadly scoped, this project would involve construction of some backwater flood protection levees and addition of pump stations to create multiple forced drainage systems from Raceland to Thibodaux on the East side of Bayou Lafourche.


Project Name: Des Allemands Breakwater Project

Budget Value: $185,000.000

Project Area: Gheens

Description: This project involves restoration of the breakwater parallel to US Highway 90 behind the residential area near Des Allemands.


Project Name: Morganza to Gulf Lockport to Larose

Budget Value: TBD

Project Area: District Wide

Description:  This project includes the preliminary development of the Morganza to the Gulf alignment from the GIWW to the Company Canal which is part of the currently authorized section of this project along with extending the levee system to tie in with additional levee systems to offer greater protection for the district.


Project Name: Lockport to Larose Reach B 

Budget Value: $150,000

Project Area: Lockport-Larose

Description: This large project includes major maintenance and re-sectioning of the levees from the Claudet return levee to the Parr Pump Station (17,000 Feet). This entire levee section is in need of resectioning and requires additional elevation.


Project Name: Rienzi Drainage Area Study/Leighton Drainage Area Study

Budget Value: $143,000

Project Area: Regional



Project Name: Pump Station Study

Budget Value: $76,000

Project Area: Regional

Description: This project is intended to extend our influence into the proper operation of the pumps in our Parish to prevent possible damage to District levees and property inside a Forced Drainage Area (FDA) from over pumping.