South Lafourche Levee District

Richard "Dick" Guidry Complex

Without flood protection, nothing else matters.
        --Windell Curole
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Our regular monthly meetings are typically held on the second Monday of each month. The next meeting has been scheduled for:


November 9, 2020

3:00 P.M.

SLLD Meeting Room

17904 Hwy 3235
Galliano, LA  70354


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Continually working to improve our levees

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.


Floodgate/Lock Updates - Hurricane Zeta

Effective July 13, 2020:  Face masks are now required before entering the SLLD building.  

For updates to our Floodgate and Lock, visit our Floodgates page.


         In accordance with Louisiana Governor's Proclamation No. 74 JBE 2020, State of Emergency COVID-19, Phase 2 of Resilient Louisiana allows the gradual re-opening of the economy.  

     In accordance with State guidelines, our office access is limited to 50% of the total occupancy as determined by the State Fire Marshal.  For our office, that limit is 21 individuals total, including our employees.  

     We are asking the public to continue to stay home at this time.  Our doors will remain locked through Phase 2. Office personnel will be available by phone or appointment only.  If you need assistance, please call our office number at 985-632-7554.  

Please refer to our latest Notice of Operations for more information.

Updated:  07/13/2020

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      Upcoming holidays and office closures:

      • Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3rd
      • Veteran's Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11th
      • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26th
      • +Acadian Day, Friday, Nov. 27th (when proclaimed)
      +Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the governor.

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

      When two holidays fall on Thursday and Friday consecutively (Thanksgiving and Acadian Day), the office will close at 11:30a on Wednesday.


      For a complete list of 2020 State Employee holidays, click here.

      Going Public on HTv 10 features North Lafourche, South Lafourche and Terrebonne Levee District representatives who offer insight and updates on the areas where you live.  Catch all the shows here.
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      Visit our Hurricane Preparedness page for helpful information on hurricane and storm preparations.
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      ENVIRONMENTAL and MITIGATION REPORTS for the Larose to Golden Meadow Hurricane Protection System are now available on our website.  
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      CPRA Emergency Rule pursuant to Executive Proclamation 205

      (Concerning flood waters in the Mississippi River and Tributaries)

      Articles of Interest

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

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