The Levee Board


The Board of Levee Commissioners for the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta is charged with the responsibility to erect, maintain, and operate a system of levees to protect the people and property of the Delta from damages of high waters of the Mississippi River; to direct the necessary activities attendant to the threat of high water and flood damages from interior rivers and streams; and to furnish the local cooperation required for certain flood control and drainage projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.