We Work to Protect
Southeast Missouri’s Thriving Land
By partnering with our landowners, we continue to improve and maintain ditches, levees, detention basins, pump stations, and other infrastructure to enable productive use and protect against devastating floods.
The Little River Drainage District works with local landowners to address Southeast Missouri’s drainage and flood control challenges in order to protect people, property, and the environment.
The Little River Drainage District
of levees maintained
Drains a total of
miles of ditches
NEWS & STORIES
Statement Of The Little River Drainage District Mississippi River Commission Low-water Hearing August 23, 2021
Major General Diana M. Holland, PresidentMississippi River Commission General Holland and Members of the Commission: My name is W. Dustin Boatwright. I am the Chief Engineer of The Little River Drainage District (LRDD) headquartered in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. LRDD is a major contributor to the St. Francis Basin …