Levee Districts 2017-05-07T12:43:45+00:00

East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD)
203 Plauche Ct.
Harahan, La. 70123
504-467-1368

EJLD is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish. EJLD operates and maintains approximately 29 miles of federal levees and floodwalls, 14 floodgates, and four breakwaters.

Orleans Levee District (OLD)
6920 Franklin Avenue
New Orleans, La. 70126
504-286-3100

OLD boundaries include the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, the northern shore of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), and the east bank of the Mississippi River. OLD operates and maintains approximately 88 miles of federal levees and floodwalls, 19 miles of non-federal levees and floodwalls, 200 land based floodgates, six navigation floodgates, 101 drainage valves, and 5.5 miles of Lakefront Seawall.

Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD)
6136 E. St. Bernard Hwy.
P.O.Box 216
Violet, La. 70092
504-682-5941

LBBLD is located in St. Bernard Parish. LBBLD operates and maintains 35 miles of federal levees and floodwalls, 22 miles of non-federal levees, 33 land based floodgates, 2 navigation floodgates, 6 drainage valves, 1 freshwater diversion structure, 56 miles of drainage canals, and 8 drainage pump stations.