PPG Operation Department continues to maintain and improve parish infrastructure. The Department oversees solid waste, flood control, levee protection, grass maintenance, and safety. Their duties include ditch-digging, levee inspection, and debris removal, grass mowing, and litter cleanup. See the rest of the services listed below that we provide. 

  1.   Flood Control

    The function of the Drainage Department is to operate and maintain the drainage pumping stations tasked with removing storm water from within the levee system.

  2.   Heavy Equipment

    Flood Control/ Heavy Equipment’s main objectives are to maintain the Parish levees, maintain parish roads, clear and clean ditches, work with Army Corps of Engineers on levees, dig ditches, clear drainage pipes with a Vac Truck, and run the Empire Floodgate.

  3.   Mosquito Control

  4. The Mosquito Control Department follows procedures reducing breeding sites in and around property owners through public education. The results lead to determining safe and efficient mosquito efforts while also providing services which are environmentally safe and efficient.

  5.    Public Right-of-Way Maintenance (PROWM)

    The Mission of the PROWM Division is to strive for the continual improvement of our neighborhoods in order to provide a safe and livable environment for our residents. 

  6.   Recreation

  7. The Recreation Department oversees the parish's youth recreational programs such as football, soccer, baseball, basketball, etc. 

  8.    Safety

    Plaquemines Parish Government’s Safety Department is committed to providing a safe working environment, for all of its employees, as well as the general public.

      Solid Waste

    1. The Solid Waste Department performs a weekly curbside collection of garbage and trash throughout the parish.

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    Billy Wichers

    Director of Operations
    Phone: 504-934-6327

  2. Ashley Butler

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 504-934-6326

  3. Operations

    Physical Address
    333 F. Edward Hebert Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Belle Chasse, LA 70037

    Phone: : 504-934-6325
    Fax: : 504-934-6329