Environmental

The mission of the Iberville Parish Environmental Services Department is to help sustain a high quality of life for all citizens by protecting and enriching the environmental and public health in Iberville Parish.

The environmental services department functions as a consulting unit for the Iberville Parish Council Office, Office of the Parish President, Department of Public Works, Department of Utilities, Department of Building and Inspections, Department of Emergency Preparedness, the and Municipalities of Iberville Parish.

The environmental services department works cooperatively with State and Federal government to help the parish government, citizens, and local businesses to interpret and help compliance with applicable environmental regulatory requirements. Public awareness, education, and volunteer activities are implemented as a proactive approach to help keep residents informed of parish environmental issues and various ways to help improve the environment.

Upper Terrebonne Basin Water Quality Improvement Project
To follow the progress of this tri-parish project, please visit the UTB Watershed website for more information.


Areas of Concern

Areas of Concern:

  • Stormwater management and site planning
  • Flood abatement
  • Source water protection
  • Land planning, conservation, restoration
  • Wetland regulatory requirements

Current Projects

Current Projects:

  • Keep Iberville Beautiful – litter abatement, recycling, and beautification
  • Atchafalaya Basin Program – Water Quality improvement, water management, and water access projects for Iberville Parish
  • Upper Terrebonne Water Quality Improvement Project – a “tri-parish partnership” project between Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and West Baton Rouge Parish to improve water quality in local waterways that have been listed as “impaired” and no longer supporting their public uses.

Cooperators

Cooperators:

  • LDEQ
  • USEPA
  • Atchafalaya National Heritage Trace Program
  • Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program
  • Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
  • Keep America Beautiful

Contact Us


Edward A. Songy, CAO
Environmental Contact

Phone
225 687-5882

Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm