East Jefferson Levee District is under the authority of the Southeast
Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East which oversees the flood and
hurricane protection systems of St. Bernard parish, the east bank of
Orleans parish, the east bank of Jefferson parish, and areas of St.
Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes below Interstate 12.
East Jefferson Levee District maintains and operates the flood protection
levee system around the east bank portion of Jefferson Parish to protect
the citizens of East Jefferson from tidal flooding of Lake Ponchartrain
and the Mississippi River. The
East Jefferson Levee District insures the integrity of the levee system
throughout the year and maintains a high state of readiness with
adequately trained personnel and sufficient operational equipment.
NOTICE: IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION ON THE LEVEE PLEASE CALL THE CORPS AT 877-427-0345